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Trainee/ Junior Quantity Surveyor


  • Monaghan
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  • Permanent part-time
  • Updated 10/12/2017
  • HR
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Excellent opportunity for a Trainee/ Junior Quantity Surveyor based in Co.Monaghan



Farrans Construction is a leading figure within the UK construction market, operating across both civil engineering and building divisions.

Farrans bring a wealth of construction expertise to a wide range of sectors, currently including education, local infrastructure, water, marine, private development and onshore energy.

Our four UK offices in Belfast, Woking, Cambridge and Edinburgh support both our present site functioning and our future place within the industry.  

We are currently recruiting for our Industrial Placement Programme in 2018.


Farrans genuinely believe that our success is reliant on our people. We therefore seek to acquire the very best talent. We then nurture that talent.

Farrans is committed to training and developing our people. We have both the resources and cultural approach needed in order to empower our people in their own professional pathways.


Salary- competitive. 

Working with the commercial team and site leadership teams the successful Trainee/ Junior Quantity Surveyor will be required to:

  • Ensure the preparation of interim applications, including works executed, materials on site and works by subcontractors is submitted to the Client’s team by agreed deadline.
  • Gather records to confirm additional payments where required and defend claims received from subcontractors.
  • Review, assess and reduce commercial and contractual risks.
  • Assist with the procurement of subcontractors.
  • Generate payments and distribute notices to suppliers and subcontractors, including the measurement of works and differences executed to evaluate final costs and accounts.
  • Contribute to the submission of weekly financial forecasting including the assembling of contract costs.


This role will be based in the utilities division on the Irish Water Meters project based in the Republic of Ireland, Co. Monaghan. Successful candidates will be expected to travel as part of their role to construction sites, Company fixed location throughout the UK and Ireland.


  • Commitment to Safe Systems of Work.
  • Self-Motivated and able to take responsibility.
  • Strong Communication Skills (Written & Oral).
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Problem solving and decision making ability.
  • Aptitude for managing time and resources.
  • Strong focus on achieving results.
  • Proficient in using in IT and standard packages.


  • Must demonstrate a passion for a career in the Construction Industry.
  • Must be working towards a degree in Quantity Surveying or a related programme. 


  • This job could be completed on a part-time basis as a Placement role whilst studying Quantity Surveying.
  • One year fully paid Placement.
  • Highly Competitive Placement Salary.
  • 29 Days Holiday Per Annum (Includes Bank Holidays on pro rata basis).
  • Opportunity to work on exciting projects and be part of the Farrans family.
  • Exceptional placements will have the opportunity to join the Farrans bursary programme. 

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

Closing date 15th December.

Farrans Construction is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Ref: TJQS/11/2017
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