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Mechanical Project QS

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Republic of Ireland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/04/2020
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Project Quantity Surveyor for a role based in Limerick for our Client, an international multi-disciplinary engineering contractor, with some regular weekly travel to their project in Switzerland.

The purpose of the role will have you estimating of Sundry Tender projects in the region, provide assistance to the Estimating Department on larger Mechanical Tenders. Working as part of the project team to commercial manage all successful tenders from Estimating Handover stage to final account. Management of all our Client's Accounts and all sub-contractor Accounts. Compiling and submitting all change orders, holding monthly commercial meetings with our Client's Client and ensuring a successful commercial conclusion to each project. it will also include but not be limited to:
* Skilled at budgeting, reporting, developing BOQ's, profit plans.
* Good communication skills. Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the Client and Internal Project Team. Report in detail as required for the Project Manager on the commercial status of the project.
* Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Retentions apply as per agreements.
* you will have the ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.
* Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.
* Have a practical understanding of scheduling and the associated commercial implications. Ensure close collaboration with Planning Engineer regarding accuracy of progress reporting.
* Capable of costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor remeasurement of contract works, site dayworks and site change orders.
* Maintain accurate records and provide necessary detailed backup to support commercial tracking and costing.
* Ability to work on own initiative and can prioritise without direction.
* Speed and accuracy of information a priority.
* Negotiate, as necessary, with clients or their representatives.
* Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties.

The Company:
Our Client, trading for over 50 years, is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of 'blue chip' companies. Operating across the UK and Europe they aspire to be the go to provider of high value engineering and construction services. They are a multi award winning operation with a culture that is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. They offer a full mechanical and electrical contracting

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
* 3rd level Qualifications in Mechanical Engineering/ Building Services Engineering or Quantity Surveying
* EU Nationals with a minimum 4-6 years of Quantity surveying / Mechanical Engineering experience essential.
* Detailed knowledge of commercial management and Quantity Surveyor role within construction
* Knowledge of contract conditions and their applications
* Overall understanding of the business, client and Sub Contractor relations, and M&E installation
* A positive "can do" approach determined to succeed generates a sense of energy and urgency
* Builds and maintains excellent working relationships
* Acceptance of responsibility and accountability
* An exemplar for the company values
* Sound, balanced judgment and be demanding of self and others
* Recognizes own strengths and weaknesses and committed to personal improvement

About Fircroft:
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