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Executive Quantity Surveyor

10-05-22 09:05
Kilkenny County Council

Job Description

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Duties of the Executive Quantity Surveyor Shall Include:

The Council has a current requirement for an Executive Quantity Surveyor in the Housing Capital Section. Future roles may arise in other Sections during the life of the panel e.g. Special Projects, Facilities Management, Road Design.

  1. Administer Quantity Surveying Services for Projects from cost estimates at feasibility / project inception stage to reporting on the final account at completion stage of projects, engaging with an internal or external design team as required.
  2. Draw up pricing documents, preparing bills, cost plans, cost estimates and organising project preliminaries. Procurement, contract administration and management of contract for works and works related services including preparation of formal contract documentation for signing.
  3. Assessing Consultants and Contractors’ suitability prior to appointment including ensuring the correct insurances are in place.
  4. Project Management of Capital Projects as required including managing external procured consultant design teams, monitoring project progress, cost controls and contractual matters at team meetings.
  5. Preparing documentation for submissions to Government Departments for approval.
  6. Assessment of submissions and negotiation with developers re acceptable costs for Part V, Repair and Lease and other schemes as they arise.
  7. Drawing up a Risk Analysis for projects.
  8. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive from time to time.


Job Requirements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Candidates shall, on the latest date for receipt of completed applications:


  1. hold a professional qualification in Quantity Surveying that is prescribed under

the Building Control Act 2007, or a qualification in Quantity Surveying, that is

equivalent to a qualification so prescribed in Section 29 of the Building Control

Act 2007


  1. be eligible for registration as a Quantity Surveyor under the Building Control Act

2007 without requiring further assessment. Any appointment by the employing

local authority will be subject to registration under the Act.


  1. have at least five years satisfactory experience of Quantity Surveying work.


  1. possess a high standard of technical training and experience.


  1. possess a high standard of administrative experience.


Any other details you would like to be included:

Closing Date for completed applications: Wednesday 25th May, 2022 at 5.00pm


The Application Form together with the Recruitment Guidance Booklet can be obtained from the following link:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Contact Phone: 056 7794155
Contact Email:
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