Recruitment

Current Vacancies

Location: Dublin 12
Salary: Negotiable

Job description
Due to increased growth we are currently seeking Tower Crane Drivers to work on the construction of a large 7 storey apartment development with basement carpark in Dublin 12.

The Benefits
A very attractive package is on offer to successful candidates in addition to long term career and progression opportunities.
Please submit your CV to hr@bmdurkan.com
Please note we do not require assistance from agencies at present.

Location: Dublin 12
Salary: Negotiable

Job description
Due to increased growth we are currently seeking a Health and Safety Manager to work on a large 7 storey apartment development with basement carpark in Dublin 12. We are looking for an ambitious career orientated individual who is keen to progress their career with a well-established Developer / Main Contractor.

The Benefits
A very attractive package is on offer to the successful candidate in addition to long term career and progression opportunities.
Please submit your CV to hr@bmdurkan.com
Please note we do not require assistance from agencies at present.

Location: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Salary: Negotiable

A leading Dublin based Building Contractor / Property Developer is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor. The successful candidate will be based in head office, located in south Dublin.

As Quantity Surveyor the successful applicant will be responsible for the management of projects, budget preparation and estimates, progress reports, final account preparation, client interaction and attending various design team / site meetings. As a member of the Quantity Surveying Team you will have responsibility for direction of the function in relation to relevant projects; as a result of which you must be commercially aware, with a high level of commitment, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition the job holder will also be responsible for the day to day operational oversight of the key business areas including, responsibility for liaising with and promoting cooperation with other functions, effectively assisting the QS Director as required.

Principle Duties & Accountabilities:
. Liaising and reporting to the Quantity Surveying Director, the Managing Director and the Contracts Director
. Liaising with the Design Team to ensure requirements and specifications are met
. Develop and maintain relationships with Client Representatives to support the activities and maintain positive relations
. Attend regular site meetings as a company representative and communicate effectively to keep QS Director up-to-date on project development status whilst also tracking and resolving issues
. Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects.
. Estimating and tendering for projects in conjunction with Head Office Quantity Surveying Staff
. Negotiating new projects and fixed price premiums which are cost effective
. Organising and chairing pre-award meetings with new sub-contractors in conjunctions with the construction team
. Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site
. Monitoring of contra charges and notification to sub-contractors
. Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments
. Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates
. Compiling the variation log and signing off on variations with Project Team
. Issuing interim payment applications and correlating payments received.
. Final account preparations at the end of the project
. Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings
. Cashflow forecasting for projects and issuing monthly reports to accounts
. Keeping abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates.
. Where required provide leadership, motivation and mentoring to intermediate and Junior Quantity Surveyors so as to encourage optimum performance
. Perform Other Duties and Projects as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications:
. Degree in Quantity Surveying.
. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in contracting with proven track record in dealing with Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and Cost Reporting.
. Displays thorough understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings.
. Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received within specified time frames.
. Computer literate in Microsoft Office and other Quantity Surveying Packages (Buildsoft).
. Proven track record in Commercial / Residential Projects.
. Demonstrate excellent budgetary responsibility.
. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide and explain accurate reporting.
. Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once.
. Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision. Must be highly flexible with a high level commitment to success.
. Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal skills.

This is an opportunity that will suit a professional looking to progress their career with a well-regarded, highly respected developer, looking for realistic career progression and a very attractive salary and package.

Please submit your CV to hr@bmdurkan.com
Please note we do not require assistance from agencies at present.

Location: Dublin 12
Salary: Negotiable

A leading Dublin based Developer seeks a Senior Project Manager to manage a large mixed-use development located in Dublin 12. The successful candidate will take responsibility for managing day to day activities on-site throughout the project lifecycle, leading the Project Team to ensure the successful delivery of the project on time and within budget. This is a full-time site-based role. The proposed development is a seven storey over basement mixture of RC, masonry and steel frame construction located on a confined city centre site and will also include the full interior and fit-out works. The project duration is expected to be two years.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated person who works well within a team and takes ownership of their assigned responsibilities; be hands on with the ability to identify problems and resolve them in as efficient a manner as possible.

Job Profile
To supervise, direct and execute operations on the assigned project to ensure it is completed safely, on time and within budget.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• Management of all aspects of Health & Safety and Quality on site, ensuring compliance with Company Safe-T-Cert Safety Management and ISO Quality Management Systems.
• Ensure any temporary works have the necessary design and are installed in accordance with the design.
• Ensure all operatives have signed a daily safe start, are inducted, have the relevant permit for their works, receive weekly tool box talks and are working to the appropriate risk assessments and method statements.
• Ensure the works are planned out in a logical manner paying particular attention to materials storage, deliveries, plant and traffic movements, craneage and any other site logistics.
• Management of plant to ensure it is ordered in advance, used efficiently, tracked while on site and off-hired when no longer required.
• Manage labour resources and ensure these do not exceed the labour forecast for the project.
• Ensure all managers/engineers and sub-contractors are working to the latest construction issue information.
• Ensure that all setting out is done in good time and its accuracy is checked.
• Establish project programme, update and track same.
• Ensure compliance with local statutory and regulatory obligations.
• Establish project resource requirements and lead / motivate the project team.

Desired Skills and Requirements

• 8+ years’ experience working in the industry at a senior management level.
• Preferably have an engineering or trade qualification with experience in high rise, RC / Steel Frame structures.
• Previous experience on high rise residential / commercial beneficial.
• Commercial awareness, understanding and ability to meet targets whilst retaining relationships and company values.
• Managing client expectations to ensure new and existing relationships are developed and maintained.
• Have the ability to drive the project forward & bring the project in on schedule and within budget.
• Be highly organised & motivated with good attention to detail.
• Excellent communicator & team player.
• Proven ability to meet targets & get the best out of those working under their management.
• Ability to read and communicate drawings and technical details.
• Good knowledge of MS Office, MS Project.

Please Note, only candidates who meet the criteria will be contacted.
This is an opportunity that will suit a professional looking to progress their career with a well-regarded, highly respected developer, looking for realistic career progression and a very attractive salary and package.

Please submit your CV to hr@bmdurkan.com

Please note we do not require assistance from agencies at present.