Quantity Surveyor, Ireland

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Mercury is the European leader in construction solutions.We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again.We deliver our clients’ visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including: Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS).At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realise their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential.


Scope of the Role:

As a QS for the project, it is your responsibility to make sure that all aspects of the job are price agreed to ensure an acceptable rate of return to Mercury. You are also required to ensure that we maintain a sufficient history/paper trail to effectively support all payment and claim submissions. You are required to set specific goals for your elements of the project that align with the overall project goals and manage the delivery of these goals in a forward looking and controlled manner.

Mechanical Background is requried for this role


Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • To provide support to the Construction Team on all Quantity Surveying functions including, but not limited to the following:
  • Reviewing and preparation of subcontract documentation, and ensuring compliance
  • Pricing of Mechanical and Electrical tenders as required
  • Measurement & pricing of contract variations
  • Preparation of monthly Interim Application for Payments when applicable
  • Issuing of contractual notices and evaluate loss and expense/acceleration claims
  • Providing fast, accurate, competitive and profitable estimates to enquiries
  • Liaising with the client, main contractor and other departments
  • Measurement of site progress on a weekly basis including productivity, physical quantum measures as required
  • Financial and contractual control of sub-contractor’s accounts.
  • Providing accurate, reliable turnover and cashflow forecast on each project
  • Carry out ongoing full review of project cost plan to ensure target contributions/margins are achieved
  • Provide advice and mentoring to QS team especially graduates or personnel on scholarship programme.
  • Identify, analysis and report on trends on the project
  • Managing and forecasting the Cash flow of your package
  • Improve and implement best practise commercial processes
  • All other duties associated with this role


Essential Criteria:

  • Academically (Degree) qualified and or relevant experience in the industry
  • Mechanical Experience is desired
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a QS role
  • A wide understanding of work contracts
  • A working knowledge of Mechanical Work Packages
  • Good with Figures
  • Able to negotiate with clients on a professional level
  • Experience in use of Excel a requirement
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details 


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.

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