Quantity Surveyor (Fit-out) Dublin

Job Details

DesignBuild Search are working with a leading Irish Fit-out specialist who are going through an exciting period of growth. They are looking to an experienced Quantity Surveyor with a broad knowledge in the Fit-out Sector. The successful applicant will be responsible for mentoring Junior and Intermediate QS, while collaborating with commercial management and Directors.


  • Hold a degree in construction Economics or Quantity Surveying
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Fit-out sector
  • Ambitious and motivated to progress
  • Knowledge of the Irish market

Role and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Analyse blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labour costs vs estimates.
  • All quantity surveying duties including measurements, valuation and agreement of work sections
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent in all forms of estimating packages, Microsoft excel and word
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction manager/supervisors to discuss cost.
  • Monitor cost from vendors or subcontractors, explores variances, manging issues in conjunction with manager, deals with cost overseas and recovery.
  • Reports on actual costs and examines estimates used by management for purpose such as planning, organising and schedule work.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project manager.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting system and procedures.
  • Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost date to be effective on cost reduction.