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Frisby Homes - Quantity Surveyors

Frisby Homes - Quantity Surveyors

Frisby Homes, one of the leading property developers in the south east is looking for experienced Quantity Surveyors and Site Engineers to join their growing team. They have an impressive pipeline of projects from, Hotels, Student accommodation, High spec offices and New homes. For applications and more information visit their careers page at


Senior Project QS (Waterford City)
Who we are and what we stand for:

Frisby Group
Frisby Group has been involved in the construction industry for over 40 years and has developed high quality homes, retail parks, offices, student accommodation and industrial units in Waterford.


About this role:
Our company is looking to hire an experienced Project QS to work on specific projects across various sectors and sites; commercial, residential, hospitality and industrial. All current projects are based in Waterford City with a pipeline of over 2000 new homes, 600 student accommodation beds, 2 retail parks and various other
commercial projects.

Primary Project : Former Waterford Crystal Site
We are developing a new landmark office building in the former showrooms on the old Waterford crystal site. This first project will lead on to subsequent buildings being developed in conjunction with South East Technical University (SETU) and the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF)

Duties and Responsibilities:
● As Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and responsible for commercial aspects on a specific project across various sectors and sites
● Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope.
● Subcontractor procurement and account reviews during the project.
● Review of subcontractor documents and updating of templates, including appointment documents, payment certificates.
● Review of supplier requisitions and accounts.
● Preparation of monthly Cost Reports for management and external funders
● Attend monthly management meetings, report on commercial issues and offer opinions on matters arising.
● Daily liaison with the accounts department.
● Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary.
● Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors.
● Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments.
● Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance.
● Manage project costs to ensure over all budgets are maintained and exceeded
● Look for opportunities to maximize revenue and reduce cost and identify and investigate losses.

● Experience - Ideally within a main/specialist contractor on multi story commercial projects
● Relevant Third level BSc in Quantity Surveying.
● Experience as a quantity surveyor with previous experience with a main contractor (Office, Apartment / Housing and industrial)
● At least 8+ years' post graduate QS experience.
● IT Skills – MS Office packages and database experience.
● Ability to work well within a team and to collaborate with others.


What We Can Offer You?
● Significant investments in your professional development (e.g. professional qualifications relevant to your role)
● Company Vehicle
● Pension
● Company Phone
● Company Laptop

How to Apply
Contact - James Frisby by email  - [email protected]