OPW seeks to appoint a Quantity Surveyor (Grade II) to join its Quantity Surveying Section, based
The successful candidate will report to a Quantity Surveyor Grade I and will provide full, partial quantity surveying, and advisory services on a diverse range of construction projects.
The QS section’s primary objective is to deliver suitable, practical advice to project teams to assist them deliver high-quality, value-for-money projects that optimally manage risk and opportunity.
The successful candidate will be a technically-competent, diligent, task-focused quantity surveyor. Working in multi-disciplinary teams, the quantity surveyor will be involved at every stage in the project lifespan on a diverse and interesting range of projects, delivering outputs of a consistently high standard to agreed deadlines. Task-prioritisation will be an important skill. Expertise in cost planning and measurement using software packages such as Cubitt, BIM, change management software, and development of detailed excel spreadsheet are key skills in this role.
The appointee will be comfortable developing working alone and collaborating within small teams, to suit the task in hand, often working to project deadlines.
S/he will possess excellent inter-personal and oral & written communication skills, numeracy, and report-writing skills, and be comfortable engaging with colleagues, members of design teams and contractors on a regular basis.
Continuous professional development and business process improvement are at the core of the service we offer. The successful candidate must be willing to proactively research and develop knowledge, keeping up-to-date with changes in legislation, trends in the construction industry and
technology as they impact on our services.