Hartley People

Quantity Surveyor.

Working in partnership with our client, a long established construction company, Hartley People Recruitment are looking to fill a permanent position of M&E Quantity Surveyor. This is an exciting opportunity to work on specific projects across various sectors and sites, commercial, residential, hospitality and industrial. All current projects are based in Waterford City.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and responsible for commercial aspects on a specific project across various sectors and sites
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope
  • Subcontractor procurement and account reviews during the project
  • Review of subcontractor documents and updating of templates, including appointment documents, payment certificates
  • Review of supplier requisitions and accounts
  • Preparation of monthly Cost Reports for management and external funders
  • Attend monthly management meetings, report on commercial issues and offer opinions on matters arising
  • Daily liaison with the accounts department
  • Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary
  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance
  • Manage project costs to ensure over all budgets are maintained and exceeded
  • Look for opportunities to maximize revenue and reduce cost and identify and investigate losses


  • Experience – Ideally within a main/specialist M&E contractor on multi story commercial projects
  • Relevant Third level BSc in Quantity Surveying
  • Experience as a quantity surveyor with previous experience with a main contractor (Office, Apartment / Housing and industrial)
  • At least 8+ years’ post graduate QS experience
  • IT Skills – MS Office packages and database experience

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