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Quantity Surveyor M/F

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Quantity Surveyor M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

J.B. Barry and Partners Limited along with our sister company Barry Transportation are one of Ireland’s leading Consulting Engineers. We have over 180 highly qualified employees and are committed to delivering cost effective and innovative solutions. To achieve this, we need dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to join the team in our offices. 

As of the 1st of June 2023, both J.B. Barry and Partners Limited and Barry Transportation are part of the Egis Group.  We have joined a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm with 18,000 people operating from 100 countries worldwide.

We recognise that we are dependent on our staff to deliver to our clients excellent engineered solutions, consequently we offer outstanding career opportunities and remuneration. We are committed to encouraging and supporting the careers and professional development of all our staff, as ultimately this will result in an improved service for our clients.

Job description

The Quantity Surveyor will contribute to achieving the optimum commercial result through the provision of accurate financial reporting.

·         Providing guidance and support to junior team members.

·         Manage Subcontract Packages, oversee payments to subcontractors, along with normal QS duties.

·         Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately.

·         Manage standard construction contract forms, including variations and final account agreements.

·         Supervise and manage the accurate and timely project delivery.

·         Ensure subcontract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedures.

·         Attend meetings with the Client, design teams, subcontractors and specialist subcontractors.

·         Evaluate and measure the works within the scope and undertake periodic valuations of the works in progress.

·         Prepare Certificates for Payment.

·         Review of Quotations.

·         Raise instructions for out-of-scope works.

·         Establish whether instructions are variations to contracts and negotiate the value as required.

·         Review defined costs for cost reporting and cost plan to meet financial targets.

·         Oversee and approve the Application for Payment.

·         Responsible for all procurement and tendering and carry out the cost analysis of tenders.

·         Negotiate and agree payments.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree qualification and will also have proven experience and success in a similar role.




·         Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification.

·         Knowledge of the methods of measurement in Ireland.

·         Background in either Engineering, Oil and Gas or Water / Utilities Sectors.

·         Previous experience in a similar role and working knowledge of Transport Infrastructure Ireland’s Requirements for measuring and pricing.

·         Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to communicate confidently and work well under pressure.

·         Familiar with management systems and procedures for procurement and contract management.

·         Technical awareness and able to work with some support to deliver all post contract service delivery and to solve problems.

·         Understanding of planning methodology, cost forecasting and reporting, cost control, cost risk management, contract documentation preparation and contract administration.

·         Commercial awareness with both pre and post contract knowledge with a can-do attitude and excellent work ethic.

Position location

Job location

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

1-Under A. Level or High School Diploma Graduation

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years