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Senior Mechanical Quantity Surveyor




Job Type

Full Time

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We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Quantity Surveyor to join Suir Engineering Ltd. This position will be based on a semi-conductor project based in Leixlip Co. Kildare.

Here in Suir Engineering we are a leading international provider of innovative Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Solutions. Our core sectors are Energy, Power and Renewables, Pharma, Food & Beverage, and Data Centres. We provide best in class contracting solutions with in-house, flexible resources capable of delivering a personable and consistent service to our customers. Over the past 40 years we have delivered projects for Irish and multinational clients across the globe. We are currently expanding significantly, and are delivering large scale projects across Ireland, the U.K, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.

We recognise that continued business success depends on our commitment to and development of our people. We are determined to create a diverse and equal workforce and to ensure our company appeals to the best and brightest people. We wish for all employees to realise their full potential and have the opportunity to grow and develop during their career with Suir. We are also working continuously to promote a culture of positive wellbeing through our wellbeing programmes and supports to employees and their families through our Employee Assistance Programme and the Lighthouse Club.

Overall Role Objective

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will take full commercial responsibility and ownership for the project, working closely with the Contracts Manager/Project Manager and the construction team to ensure a successful project is delivered, while maintaining relationships and maximising commercial returns and managing risk.

What you will be doing?

  • Management and ownership of the commercial and contractual requirements through the life cycle of the project.

  • Responsibility for interface Client Commercial/Contract Team.

  • Project Procurement including Sub-contractors.

  • Conduct cost and risk analysis.

  • Review all incoming correspondence from Employers, Design Team and /or subcontractors, to identify contractually critical items and to initiate replies.

  • Manage commercial aspects of subcontractors.

  • Provide project costing, margin & cashflow reports.

  • Manage project change order procedures and agree costs with client.

  • Provide monthly valuations and certs.

  • Agree final accounts.

Is this the job for me?

Suitable Candidates must have a 3rd level qualification in Construction Economics / Quantity Surveying and 5+ years experience working as a mechanical quantity surveyor

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritise workload according to deadlines together with a high attention to detail.

  • Ability to influence colleagues at all levels.

  • Enjoy working as part of a high performing team.

In return from Suir ….

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Employer Pension contribution

  • Contribution to Private Healthcare

  • 23 days annual leave

  • Employee Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programme

  • Bike-to-Work Scheme

  • Educational Assistance and CPD

  • Opportunity to become part of great team and work on large scale projects

Our way of working is called the Suir Way, designed to help us continually improve. The benefit for employees is:

·        Our people are empowered to make changes to ensure a quality install through effective ways of working.

·        Our people have a voice and feel empowered.

·        We have an in-built culture of innovation, learning and continuous improvement.

·        Value is delivered every step of the journey. Our efficient processes deliver value.

·        We have a standard, consistent and fully integrated health, safety, environment, and quality system within the business.

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