Lorcan Friel

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€70,000 - €85,000 per annum


31+ days ago


Professional & Technical



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O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor on behalf of Our Client, a well-established company, with a diverse project portfolio of small – medium sized building projects including residential, hospitality, industrial and commercial builds.

This permanent role is based in Galway.

The duties for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor include:

  • Take responsibility for the estimating/QS department and assist in growing it.
  • To look after post-tender and pre-contract activities and assist with identifying and preparing commercial targets for the projects.
  • Looking after the sourcing and appointment of sub-contractors, attending planning meetings, documentation, and schedules, dealing with applications, variation schedules, measurement, accounting and payments schedules and all contractual correspondence through to final accounts.
  • Develop project valuations and progress reports.
  • Reporting to senior management on progression of projects.
  • Involvement in cost plans, tracking labour costs and efficiency throughout projects.
  • Maintain and control project profitability through high standard cost reporting.
  • Evolve procurement standards and procedure.
  • Ensure timely completion of estimates.
  • Help manage bid pricing and prepare cost analysis.

Estimator/Quantity Surveyor Requirements:

  • Third level Construction related qualification.
  • Minimum 3+ years’ post third level construction experience with a main contractor.
  • Previous experience within a similar role based in Ireland or the UK.
  • Strong IT skills using Excel, Build soft, Cubit and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Excellent communication, written, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Organized and good presentation of work and the ability to multitask in an evolving environment.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.


Lorcan Friel

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