Quantity Surveyor

  • Type: Full Time
  • Company: Castle Group
  • Location: Galway
  • Posted: 1 month ago
  • Salary: Negotiable

Company Overview

Due to our continued expansion into offsite construction we at Castle Group Modular have a requirement for a full time Quantity Surveyor. The applicant must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Construction Industry and be capable of working within a team of professionals to deliver prefabricated modules to a range of projects. Experience in working with Main Contractors would be desirable and the successful candidate will be responsible for cost management, tendering, procurement, administration of contracts, valuations etc.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Actively seek leads and work winning opportunities
  • Ensure pipeline of work / order book is populated in line with the business plan and strategy
  • Proactively engage with all internal stakeholders to ensure commercial efficiencies and to the core of everything we do
  • Identify and select subcontractors and suppliers in accordance with company procedures and selection criteria
  • Appointment of subcontractors including formal order placing and requesting of all required Health & Safety and Insurance information
  • Produce overall project IV for approval by Senior Management
  • Provide input into the selection of plant and equipment for the projects
  • Notify any area of additional costs in accordance with the conditions of contract
  • Maintain project change register
  • Attend site meetings, internal review meetings, subcontractors meeting as required
  • Undertake comprehensive financial analysis of the project performance on a regular bases and report finding to Senior Management
  • Prepare variation costing and agreed same with Design team as the works progress
  • Prepare final account at close to PC as possible and obtain agreement to same ensuring the project IV is achieved
  • Be aware and follow the Company’s Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Policies

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Candidates will hold a minimum Level 8 qualification in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • 5+ Years experience working as a QS within the Construction Industry
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Enthusiastic, Motivated individual with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Maximise Efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Planswift experience would be advantageous