Senior Quantity Surveyor (Civil/Groundworks)

Senior Quantity Surveyor (Civil/Groundworks) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor (Civil/Groundworks) to join our team.


  • All elements of Tendering, appointments and contract Administration for Civil Engineering and Groundworks Contractors;
  • Preparation of procurement documents for all Civils across all Housing Projects;
  • Managing subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors, suppliers and consultants along with normal QS duties;
  • Specific experience of working in large Civil Engineering projects, including Bridges & D&B projects;
  • Reporting on budgets and variations;
  • Challenge the design team in respect of all aspects of Civil Engineering designs;
  • Experience of dealing and liaising with Utility providers including, ESB, Irish Water, Bord Gais etc;
  • Undertake monthly internal valuations and production of monthly cost reports for Civils packages;
  • Experience of Principal civils methods of measurement and standard specifications – including ARM, CESMM and NRA/TII documents.


  • Good IT skills with competency at Build soft, Cost-ex or equivalent, Mudshark, Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills;
  • 7+ yrs. Post-Graduate experience in PQS or Civil Contractors office.