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Quantity Surveyor (East Cork area)


Quantity Surveyor Reporting to the Project Controls Department Manager the successful Project Quantity Surveyor will provide Cost Control for Contract Packages as part of a Site Project team to deliver a project to our client within budget.

Civil Engineering Technician
Years of Experience Req.:
5 years +
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
Third level Degree (Level 8)

Quantity Surveyor 


The DPS Project Controls department operates as part of a multi-disciplinary team, serving both our Clients and internal management, in the following areas:


•        Cost Management

•        Earned Value Progress Measurement of Engineering during Detail Design

•        Estimating

•        Contracts Administration,

•        Scheduling and Reporting on Construction Progress

•        Procurement of Free Issue Equipment

•        Retention of Historic Data.


The Project Controls Lead will carry out all cost control functions as a lead on various projects during the design, procurement, construction and C&Q phases. Responsibilities will include project estimates, preparation of contract documents, commercial analysis, recommendation & award of contracts, cost reporting, preparation of change notices, and all contract administration during installation and construction until final close out.


Knowledge and / or experience in Scheduling or Procurement would be an added advantage but not a requirement of the position.


The successful candidate will be exposed to Pharmaceutical, Food and Heavy Industrial projects both in the Engineering Office and on Project Sites, in the following phases;

•        Conceptual study.

•        Detail engineering & procurement.

•        Construction.

•        Commissioning and qualification.

•        Close out & handover.


The project controls lead will be expected to:

•        Prepare cost plans / budget estimate and cost reports from concept development right through  detailed design to construction and commissioning.

•        Prepare tender enquiry packages for CSA, Mechanical & Electrical contracts.

•        Analysis and reporting of contractor tender bids.

•        Administration of reporting of contract packages in the field, including assessment of variations, progress measurement, assessment and agreement of final accounts.

•        Provide input in the preparation of in-house earned value progress measurement during the design phase of projects.

•        Provide input into the preparation of project schedules.

•        Gathering and retention of historic data and benchmarking metrics.


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