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Crown Roofing and Cladding

Junior Quantity Surveyor

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Applications closed 30/04/2024 .
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Company Overview:

At home or abroad, Crown have the expertise to design and install innovative roofing, cladding and façade solutions. Established in 1993, Crown is a leading Irish roofing, cladding and façade contractor. We specialise in the design, supply and fit of roofing, cladding and façade systems in Ireland, the U.K and Europe. With Director led involvement on all projects, we offer innovative solutions and an industry leading service. Our excellent reputation for carrying out quality projects safely, on time and defect free is unparalleled in the industry. Our prestigious and extensive portfolio includes data centres for the top names in digital technology, landmark projects and work carried out over live, occupied and sensitive buildings including pharmaceutical, manufacturing and technology plants. The Crown team of highly trained, qualified and experienced professionals have the expertise to deliver to the highest standards ensuring client satisfaction on every project.

Position Overview:

As a Junior Quantity Surveyor, you will play a key role in the financial management of our construction projects. Working closely with senior members of the team, you will assist in cost estimation, budgeting, procurement, and contract administration. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or an individual with limited experiences in quantity surveying to gain valuable hands-on experience and develop a successful career in the construction industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Cost Estimation. Assist in the preparation of accurate cost estimates for construction projects, including materials, labour, and overhead expenses;
  2. Support senior surveyors in the development and monitoring of project budgets to ensure financial targets are met;
  3. Collaborate with procurement teams to source materials and subcontractors at competitive prices while maintaining quality standards;
  4. Measurement and Valuation. Take measurement on-site and accurately record quantities for valuation purposes. Assist in the preparation of interim and final valuations for client invoicing;
  5. Contract Administration. Aid in the administration of construction contract, including reviewing contract documents, tracking variations, and resolving contractual disputes;
  6. Cost Control. Monitor project costs against budgeted allowances and highlight any deviations. Assist in implementing cost-saving measures where possible;
  7. Subcontractor Management. Effectively manage the subcontractor procurement, application, valuation and final account processes in a timely fashion;
  8. Maintain comprehensive records of all financial transactions, contracts and correspondence related to each project;
  9. Collaboration. Work closely with project managers to ensure effective communication and coordination throughout the project lifecycle.

Competencies Required for this Role:
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Construction related degree or equivalent; construction science, engineering, business, sciences or mathematics degrees preferred;
  • Prior internship or work experience in a construction-related role is a plus;
  • Knowledge in roofing/cladding/facade construction methods;
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and procurement processes is desirable;
  • Ability to read and understand drawings is desirable;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment;
  • Willingness to learn and a proactive approach to professional development;
  • Must have a high level of IT skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Microsoft Project and Primavera is a plus;
  • Current driver’s license

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience;
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth within our graduate development program;
  • Laptop and mobile company issue;
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on employee development and well-being.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the position to HR@crownroofing.ie

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