Overview

PJ Personnel currently seek a Junior QS/Estimator with 2 years post-grad experience within Construction for a leading developer based in Galway.

Ideal Candidates Responsibilities:

  • The Junior QS will be evaluating tender specifications and drawings
  • The Junior QS will be reporting to senior management on progression of projects
  • Involvement in cost plans, tracking labour costs and efficiency throughout projects
  • Dealing with clients, contractors Etc. in a professional manner
  • Help prepare all tender documentation
  • Help review and evaluate cost estimates
  • Communicate with team members regarding new and current projects
  • Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products
  • Ensure timely completion of estimates
  • Help manage bid pricing
  • Prepare cost analysis
  • Create and submit estimate reports to appropriate persons (Project Managers, Clients, Bidding Competitions, etc.)
  • Be fully compliant with Company Health & Safety: policies, procedures, systems and rules, report all hazards and incidents and ensure that you work safely at all times
  • Follow up with main contractors on bids and budgets

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • A third level qualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with financial and project management principles
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to convey complex issues both written and oral
  • Solution orientated with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft excel and other Microsoft office packages
  • Commercial glazing experiences a distinct advantage, especially with curtain walling systems. Although full training will be provided

If the position above is of interest to you, submit your CV to daniel@pjpersonnel.ie or call me on 087 448 4950 for more information.