Quantity Surveyor

Department: Construction
Report To: Low Rise Commercial Manager


Quintain launched in Ireland in October 2019 with plans to develop 9,000 new homes and 1 million sq. ft. of commercial space in the Greater Dublin area. The company’s existing land portfolio covers 460 acres of prime assets in Ireland at Adamstown, Clonburris, Portmarnock, and Cherrywood, and when developed will make Quintain the third largest residential developer in the country.

We are delighted to be looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team, experience relating to residential house building is essential.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Procurement of subcontract packages and advising of best procurement options to drive added value.
  • Managing subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors and suppliers along with normal QS duties.
  • Undertaking monthly internal valuations, production of monthly cost reports, and production of project specific cashflows.
  • Reporting on budgets, variations, and cashflows.
  • Compiling and maintaining cost databases/benchmarks based on real time information to assist in the production of estimates/cost plans for future projects.
  • Maintaining subcontractor and supplier contractual details.
  • Other duties as may reasonably be required.

Our dream candidate will possess the following qualities;

  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • Good IT skills with competency at Buildsoft, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques, and skills.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail, and be accurate.
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • To be able to co-ordinate several different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc/MSc Surveying (ideally or working towards same on a part-time basis)
  • Preferably Chartered or seeking to become Chartered
  • Minimum 5 + years’ working experience
  • IT Efficient, Cubit/CostX experience (advantageous)