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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Mullingar, Ireland and accompanying sites

Engineering Excellence through Proficiency

ReachActive provides specialist engineering services across the power, multi-utility and building services sectors within the UK and Ireland. We are a forward thinking and innovative contractor adept at recognising business opportunity, identifying gaps in the market and delivering total solutions that meet the needs and exceed all expectations of our clients.

ReachActive provides its clients with a single source of specialist project resources and services. This approach has led to its five complementary divisions, which provide an unrivalled breadth & depth of engineering services.

  • Multi-utility installations and diversions
  • Overhead power lines
  • Substations
  • Underground power networks
  • Building services
    Our vision is to be the foremost utility engineering and building systems provider in the UK and Ireland.


  • Safety – continuous promotion of a safety culture targeting zero harm
  • Teamwork – collaborating and benefiting from working together
  • Respect – for staff, clients, communities and the environment
  • Integrity – delivering on promises
  • Vision – being open to all possibilities
  • Excellence – dedicated to high quality in all ReachActive does

    The ideal candidate for this role will be educated to a degree level in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, Construction Management (or similar / equivalent) and who is keen to progress within commercial contracting. They will have some experience of construction site activities and general construction knowledge.

    Candidates should be IT literate and as a minimum be able to use all Microsoft Office software packages competently and be willing to develop these skills to an advanced level where necessary. The successful candidate must possess a full driving licence.

    Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Visiting sites to accurately support the valuation of work process and to support the wider commercial team in ascertaining commercial feedback on progress
  • Making applications for payment
  • Checking, notifying and pricing variations
  • Valuing and recommending payment for subcontract work
  • Keeping commercial records from site
  • Supply chain management of material suppliers and subcontractors
  • Getting involved in commercial reporting and CVR’s
  • Getting involved in the preparing bills of materials
  • Identifying subcontract work packages, preparing subcontract tender documents and requesting quotes from subcontractors
  • Building up rates to enter into pricing documents and preparing budgets for review


  • Good client facing skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • IT/computer literate, especially using Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Full driving licence
  • Basic understanding of building legislation, health and safety law and contract law
  • Willingness to learn and assist with project management
  • Good communication and negotiation ability
  • Diligent and responsible
  • Ability to analyse complex data
  • Confidence and assertiveness
  • Generally, work with other construction professionals to ensure cost control, maximise productivity, promote health and safety, risk management and client satisfaction

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or equivalent
  • At least 12 months experience in a commercial role would be advantageous

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    ReachActive is a fast growth company looking to attract talented, highly skilled and motivated people with a proven track record of technical expertise in the power, multi-utility and building services sectors. Our delivery and service ethos is client focused and flexible, so we are looking for persons who fit this profile and are able to collaborate effectively with clients, consultants and contractors.

    ReachActive is investing in people, both new and experienced talent looking for a new challenge, a career change or simply work experience. We develop personnel, e.g. through an apprentice training route, and support employees who want to reach Chartership status or pursue further education.

    To apply for a vacancy or to reach out to us, visit our View Vacancies page, visit our LinkedIn Careers Page or get in touch via Our roles are based across sites in the UK (London, Hertford, Basingstoke) and Ireland (Dublin & Mullingar).