Quantity Surveyor (Site Based) 

Cairn plc is the premier housebuilding company in Ireland. The Group is well positioned with a highly attractive landbank of strategically located sites in the Greater Dublin area, having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015 with a current market cap of €900M.  Over the upcoming years, Cairn will design and build a portfolio of 12,000 new homes, and we are looking to expand our talented team to support and deliver our growth.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Quantity Surveyor, to assist in the provision of quantity surveying services for post-contract duties on a fast moving large residential development under construction.  This role reports to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, and is site based.  We require a motivated team player who is keen to learn, has a commercial acumen, and enjoys contributing to the successful delivery of projects.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.  Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes. 

 

Key responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

·       Assisting the Senior QS to manage subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors, suppliers and consultants along with normal QS duties.

·       Experience of RC frame / apartment and residential building / commercial projects ideal, but not essential

·       Assisting the Senior QS to assist with the preparation of  monthly internal valuations and monthly cost reports

·       Reporting on budgets and variations.

·       Maintaining subcontractor and supplier contractual details

Tasks will be allocated to reflect increasing levels of development and experience.

 

The candidate;

·       3-5 yrs Post-Graduate experience with a PQS or Contractor.

·       An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.

·       Good IT skills with competency using Cubit, 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 ability to work on own initiative

·       To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.

·       To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

 

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.