Senior Quantity Surveyor- Hull

Our Client a large multi-disciplined construction group with significant operations across Ireland and the United Kingdom. They are seeking applications for a Quantity Surveyor, to work on civil engineering projects in the Leinster region. They provide turnkey solutions to the Building and Civil Engineering industries and offer both public and private sector clients a comprehensive range of construction services (roadworks, streetworks, rail, utilities, waste water treatment plants etc).

The preferred candidate would have 5 years+ experience working with a main contractor.

Key objectives

– Ensure that all reporting is accurate and completed to agreed timescales

– Work to ensure the project and program contract, cost, quality and time targets are met

– Ensure prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and ensure that subcontractor payments are dealt with fairly and in accordance with subcontract terms

– Supervise, mentor and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal professional development including PPA, welfare, safety competency and disciplinary matters


  • Carry out the estimating, cost control and tracking of the installation works on site.
  • Proven ability to negotiate with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Track and manage contracts and associated budgets.
  • Prepare variations, claims and generating reports.
  • Preparing and agreeing final accounts.
  • Generate timely reports.
  • Preparing compensation events.


  • Third level qualification in Construction/Engineering/Economics (or similar).
  • 5 + year’s relevant experience with a main Civil Contractor.
  • Experience of pricing and preparing Tenders, budgets and cost plans.
  • Experience of Sage systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project/Primavera would be an advantage.
  • Experience in NEC is preferable
  • Experience in general procurement duties

For more information contact Chris on 087 234 8835 or email CV to

Job Type: Full-tim

Your Recruitment Consultant is Chris Gavaghan

Chris Gavaghan
Chris recently joined the Arcon Recruitment team as a resourcer for the very busy construction division. A native of Swinford, Chris has recently returned from a number of years spent in Dublin. He has vast experience in a variety of industries including Hospitality and Construction. Chris has a strong background in recruitment and worked with a number of high profile Irish and multinational companies on large recruitment projects. Chris is currently tasked with sourcing top level construction candidates and highlighting opportunities that Arcon have with our clients in the construction industry.