Senior Electrical Quantity Surveyor

Location Cork
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

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Job ref: 32670
Published: 8 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering services company with a proven track record of high quality, customer focused project delivery for over 130 years. Our clients core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services our client provides include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying.  Our client offers competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.


Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location:  Cork, Ireland


Job Description 

 As an Intermediate/Senior Electrical Quantity Surveyor, you will play a pivotal role in our clients project delivery process. You will manage the full commercial aspects of the project with support from the Surveying Manager. You will work closely with the Contracts Manager as well as a multidisciplinary team of engineers and industry experts to deliver cutting-edge projects.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Validate tender following project award with the Project Manager/Director.
  • In consultation with the Project Manager/Director, prepare the CCS for the project(s) and update regularly.
  • Prepare cash flow by analysing the timing of billings and costs.
  • Compile monthly reports in accordance with the Group standard procedures.
  • Carry out monthly measures on site and prepare interim valuations to include all values relating to labour, materials, plant, equipment, and escalation.
  • Monitor progress on site to ensure that, where applicable, claims for recovery of loss and expense are submitted on time and agreed with client
  • Highlight to the Commercial Manager areas in which targets are not being achieved.
  • Attend monthly commercial and subcontractor meetings.
  • Draft pre- and post-contract correspondence
  • Ensure control of client invoicing by submission of invoices and tracking of same
  • Liaise closely with the Financial Department on project reporting and financials.
  • Resolve disputes in relation to client / subcontractor issues.
  • Monitor site procurement on receipt of regular reports.
  • Assist with training and development of less-experienced quantity surveyors.
  • Review contract specifications and scopes with stakeholders to identify any risks in the project's plan and support the Project Manager in dealing with same

This role will provide exposure to a wide range of expertise relating to pharmaceutical, life sciences, data centre, construction and other sectors. The successful candidate will be supported in developing their knowledge and skills as their responsibilities grow and evolve to achieve Chartered Status. 


Skills and Requirements

  • Degree Qualification in Quantity Surveying/Construction/Engineering.
  • Trade background would be advantageous.
  • Experience in construction or pharma industry is advantageous, demonstrating your understanding of industry best practices and technologies.
  • 5-10 years’ post qualification experience in an Electrical contracting environment.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to collaborate effectively with colleagues, clients, and external partners.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office systems required.
  • Demonstrated appetite for continuous learning and personal development.



 Our client offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, collaborating with industry leaders and contributing to a sustainable future. Our client values work-life balance and encourages professional growth through training and development programs.