Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Kyron is one of Ireland’s leading engineering support and construction management organisations. Over the past 10 years, we have been working with our clients in both Ireland and Europe to provide solutions in sectors such as Data Centres, Semiconductor & Life Sciences as well as Hospitality, Leisure and Public sectors.

We are now recruiting a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor to work on behalf of our client at their project on a major semiconductor construction site in Kildare. 

Job title:  Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Location: Leixlip, Co. Kildare

EU Work Permit essential

Position reports to:  Onsite Project Manager

Length of contract: 12 months +

Salary: Negotiable


  • Review and understanding project contract documentation
  • Preparing and analyzing supplier and subcontractor enquiries
  • Preparation and issuing of contract documents to our supply chain
  • Monitoring change in our scope of work and pricing of variations
  • Preparing and agreeing Monthly progress applications
  • Financial and contractual control of subcontractor accounts
  • Issuing of contractual notices and evaluate loss and expense/acceleration claims
  • Providing fast, accurate, competitive and profitable estimates
  • Preparation of monthly commercial project reports
  • Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management
  • Managing and forecasting of project Cash flows
  • Liaising with the client, main contractor and other departments
  • All other duties associated with this role

Essential Criteria for the role:

  • Academically (Degree) qualified and/or relevant experience in the industry
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a QS role
  • A wide understanding of work contracts
  • A working knowledge of Mechanical Work Packages
  • A high level of numeracy
  • Able to negotiate with clients on a professional level
  • Experience in use of Excel a requirement
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Valid Manual Handling and Safe Pass certificates
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU


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