Quantity Surveyor

Full Time


June 13, 2024


Would you like to be a part of our expanding Team? We are currently seeking Senior Quantity Surveyors for both Dublin & Regions. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience and will be offered the opportunity to progress and develop their career with Duggan Brothers.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to attract and retain top talent. We provide a competitive salary, along with a company laptop and phone to support your work. Depending on your role, you may also receive a company vehicle or travel expenses incurred for work-related travel. For roles requiring relocation, a relocation allowance is available. Our company pension scheme and life assurance benefits ensure financial security for you and your family. We are committed to continuous professional development, offering various learning and development opportunities, including support for further education. Regular annual performance reviews help align your career goals with company objectives. Additionally, we provide lifestyle benefits like the Bike to Work Scheme and organize regular company social events to foster a positive work culture. Benefits may vary by role and are subject to specific terms and conditions.


Reporting to the Commercial Manager

· Project Procurement: Manage all subcontract and specialist supplier procurement. This includes detailed package breakdown and analysis, alternative and value engineering assessments, in line with the project schedule.
· Subcontractor Management: Handle contractual appointments, collateral warranties, and bonds as required. Conduct detailed monthly assessments and agreement of interim valuations and claims. Maintain proactive communication and management of subcontract accounts and payments.
· Main Contract Management: Implement and manage procedures and protocols related to Private/Public works contracts at the project level with full understanding and strict adherence.
· Change Order Management: Oversee prompt and detailed management of all project changes, including notifications and additional particulars, in accordance with contract timelines and constraints.
· Documentation Review: Thoroughly review all project documentation to understand the scope of works and requirements.
· Project Management Understanding: Possess a solid understanding of project management, scheduling, and project programming.
· Communication: Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, encouraging regular communication across the construction project team.
· Software Competency: Proficient in construction software packages, including CDE (ideally Procore) and Microsoft Office Suite.
· Client and Vendor Consultation: Engage with clients, vendors, and internal teams to discuss costs.
· Cost Monitoring: Track subcontractor costs, explore variances, and manage significant issues in collaboration with the commercial manager.
· Monthly Cost Reports: Prepare detailed monthly reports on actual costs and value, including comprehensive prelim breakdowns and project cost tracking.
· Cost Monitoring Systems: Administer cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures as required.
· Special Cost Studies: Conduct studies to explore options, alternatives, and various scenarios for informed decision-making.
· Team Management: Mentor and develop junior/intermediate surveyors, enhancing their skills and professional growth.

Key Points

Specific Requirements

· Hold an industry recognized 3rd level qualification in Construction Economics, Quantity Surveying or a similar field
· Minimum 5 years’ commercial experience
· Have experience in Irish Construction Industry at a similar level for minimum 2 years
· Strong communication and negotiation skills
· Contractual knowledge and understanding covering RIAI, PWC and related bespoke contracts
· Technically proficient