A quantity surveyor is responsible for the financial tracking of activities on construction projects. A QS compiles bills of quantities, as well as carrying out estimating and dealing with contract administration. During a project a quantity surveyor may be measuring quantities and materials on site, they regularly engage in negotiation with various stakeholders, and also deal with the settlement of final accounts at the end of a project. Generally a QS will hold a third level qualification in quantity surveying or construction economics. There are plentiful career opportunities for quantity surveyors in the construction sector including jobs with main contractors, various subcontractors, and professional quantity surveying firms.
Limerick City is Ireland’s 3rd largest city and the beating heart of the Shannon region. With almost 50% of Limerick’s population under the age of 30, Limerick is fast becoming one of Ireland’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. Traditionally associated with a very strong agricultural base, Limerick has transformed in recent times and has become a multinational hub.
With a whole host of superb festivals, exciting arts and cultural events and award winning restaurants, shopping, buzzing nightlife, top class activities and attractions, Limerick truly has something for everyone to enjoy!
But be prepared for Limerick’s sporting enthusiasm, Limerick citizens are renowned for their passion for all things sport, particularly Rugby and GAA. However it doesn’t matter whether you prefer to spectate or participate, one thing you can rely on is that there is some major sporting action for you to enjoy.