Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Dublin, Galway
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Renewable Energy jobs, Solar Jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Wind Jobs, Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Construction, Construction Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveyor, Building, Project Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Start Date:
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:


To manage the Mechanical quantity surveying functions for various contracts and to ensure the maximum commercial benefit for the company.


·        Skilled and budgeting, reporting, developing BOQ’s, profit plans.

·        Good communication skills. Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the Client and Internal Project Team. Report in detail as required for the Project Manager on the commercial status of the project.

·        Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Retentions apply as per agreements.

·        Ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements.  Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.

·        Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.

·        Have a practical understanding of scheduling and the associated commercial implications. Ensure close collaboration with Planning Engineer regarding accuracy of progress reporting.

·        Capable of costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor remeasurement of contract works, site dayworks and site change orders.

·        Maintain accurate records and provide necessary detailed backup to support commercial tracking and costing.

·        Ability to work on own initiative and can prioritise without direction.

·        Speed and accuracy of information a priority.

·        Negotiate, as necessary, with clients or their representatives.

·        Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties. 

To be considered you will:


·        Minimum 7+ years of Quantity surveying experience essential.

·        QS Degree Qualified

·        Proficient in excel.

·        Detailed knowledge of commercial management and QS Role within construction

·        Knowledge of contract conditions and their applications

·        Overall understanding of the business, client and Sub Contractor relations, and installations


• Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact

• Excellent record keeper and administration skills

• Drives for results

• Leads and influences others.

• Identifies and achieves commercial value.

• Innovates and leads in mechanical/technical activity and challenges.

• Plans and effectively manages projects.

• Solves problems analytically and acts decisively 

• Is process driven and focuses on EHS and Quality Work Management Systems and Processes


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