Quantity Surveyor (Limerick)

We are currently seeking experienced and talented Quantity Surveyors to join our high performing project teams. If you would like to join a company who wins high profile projects with blue chip clients and if you enjoy working in a stimulating environment, then Flynn is the company for you.

REPORTING TO: Commercial Manager / Senior QS

Purpose of Role

Own all quantity surveying duties on your projects to ensure all commercial & contractual commitments are met & value is maximized.

Role Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day commercial and contract activities.
  • Undertake contract administration, including change management and maintenance of associated registers ( e.g. Change Order Log).
  • Negotiate and obtain best value with placement of subcontract orders.
  • Participate in the management of project budgets, cost plans and feasibility studies as appropriate.
  • Validate and approve sub-contractors’ interim applications and final submissions including compliance with the Construction Contracts Act.
  • Lead pre-appointment subcontractor meeting to ensure scope is clearly defined & appoint subcontractor in line with FMC subcontract terms and with any flow downs from the main contract to mitigate any contractual risk.
  • Prepare accurate monthly Cost Value Reports for review with Commercial Managers /Project Managers/Contracts Managers and presentation to the Projects Directors.
  • Maximise cash flow through prompt submission of Monthly Valuations with full and accurate supporting documentation in accordance with the contract.
  • Negotiate, draft and submit Final Accounts including claims in respect of; loss and expense, delay and disruption and any time extensions.
  • Maintain a productive relationship with all the Design team professionals and Client representatives throughout the project.
  • Ensure the full and proper implementation of the Team Commercial procedures where delegated authority so requires.

The Candidate

  • Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of the various forms of contract used in the construction industry (RIAI, FIDIC, JCT etc.).
  • Ability to critically evaluate and identify gaps in documentation and commercial opportunity (contracts, drawings, specs, CVR’s).
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of construction processes, techniques and systems.
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness – market, competition, value for money.
  • Strong numeracy and report writing skills.
  • Strong negotiation & conflict management skills and Process oriented with focus on results.
  • Process oriented & strong attention to detail.


Flynn offer a competitive remuneration package to include basic salary, pension and life assurance, healthcare, car allowance/company vehicle and work-life balance leave days.

Flynn is an equal opportunities employer, if you wish to apply for this job please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]. Please quote the Role title in the subject line when applying for this role.

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