• Job Ref: 9145
  • salary: €90K - €100K

Quantity Surveyor (Canada)

Exciting relocation opportunity to join the  Building Division of one of Canada’s Largest Main Contractors  as an Estimator – this role will suit an Irish or UK Quantity Surveyor.  Our client has a circa $3 Billion turnover annually and the successful candidate can expect to work across a mixed portfolio of High-Rise, Commercial, Healthcare and Educational projects in the company’s Ontario division, Canada.


  • Manages precise estimation and subcontractor costs for major projects (CAD $30 million+), covering budgeting to contract strategies.
  • Secures quotes from subcontractors and vendors.
  • Evaluates project documents and subcontractor requirements.
  • Spotting risks and opportunities for enhanced competitiveness.
  • Engages with clients or consultants as necessary.
  • Developing project timelines for pricing.
  • Conducts reviews of estimates and prepares tender proposals.
  • Participates in post-tender negotiations and submissions.
  • Assists in project development and preconstruction planning stages.
  • Produces conceptual estimates using historical information.



  • Degree or diploma in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Quantity Surveying.
  • Over 5 years of experience in construction estimation or quantity surveying for a main contractor in Ireland or the UK.
  • Familiar with estimating methods, tendering processes, and contract negotiations.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting construction-related documents such as plans, specifications, and technical materials.
  • Possesses strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Willing to relocate to Canada permanently within 3-6 months.



  • Salary $125,000 to $155,000 CAD (Circa €85k to €105k)
  • Generous relocation package (Flights and Initial accommodation)
  • Work permit and visa costs covered
  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme for you and immediate family
  • Pension contributions
  • Generous annual leave entitlement

If you are a QS considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 26 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.




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