Quantity Surveyor

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Reference

AL772

Sector

Site & Construction, Construction

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Woking

Contract Type

Permanent

Quantity Surveyor

Woking

Consortio Recruitment Group has partnered with a privately owned construction main contractor who specialise in commercial projects and especially on education frameworks. Due to expansion and a very healthy order book they are looking to strengthen the team. Our client is a smaller main contractor with a turnover of around £25M per year. The team ethos is that they all get hands on, including senior management and help to support each other and create a great team ethic from top to bottom. As the QS you will be involved with multiple projects at one given time and these will range in different values up to £2M. We are looking for a passionate Quantity Surveyor who has is passionate in the construction sector and keen, capable and thrives in a team environment.   

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Operations Director, as a Surveyor you will provide the commercial support to the Surveying team on projects to ensure that projects are procured, delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Making sure that the financial position of our projects is accurate is essential and managing the contractual relationships between the various parties is vital.

Key duties & accountabilities will include:

Being responsible for the Surveying duties on multiple contracts at one timeAttendance at and on occasion chairing of client/subcontract and internal team meetings. PQS and client liaison. Monthly project valuations. Monthly Cost Value Reconciliations.Subcontractor/supplier enquiries & order placements. Subcontractor/supplier comparisons.Production of collateral warranty documentation for CDP elements. On site remeasuring of various packages, or remeasurement from drawings, using appropriate software where applicable.Checking of subcontractor and supplier invoices and applications for payment. Cashflow forecasts. Monitoring and valuing of all project variations. Reviewing and checking of Contract Documents. Working in collaboration with the construction and estimating departments as necessary. Other duties to be determined and as directed by the surveying, construction or estimating departments. Assist with the ongoing Training and education of Junior Staff

Experience/Qualifications required.

At least 5 years’ experience working as a Quantity Surveyor for a recognised Main Contractor.Ideally qualified to degree level in Quantity Surveying. However, consideration will be given to applicants without this but whom have sufficient industry experience.Good technical knowledge and desire to learn more.Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical skills, highly organised, excellent attention to detail and effective written communication. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and work in a fast-moving environment.Good understanding of basic law and standard construction contracts.Valid UK full driving licence.Experience of working with MS office applications and Cost Control systems.Knowledge of electronic document control systems and CAD Measure etc.Good time keeping and ability to work to strict timetables.Happy to work on site or in the office.

Training

All staff are encouraged to further their personal training and development. This is conducted both externally and in house by agreement and this will be supported and paid for by the Company provided there is a benefit to the business.

  • What you will receive
  • Market competitive salary
  • Up to date IT equipment & software
  • Four weeks paid holiday, plus Christmas shutdown days (variable from year to year)
  • All Bank Holidays off
  • Annual appraisal
  • Pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Health Insurance (after qualifying period)
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Annual health wellbeing check-up
  • Free car parking
  • Good working environment & friendly positive team
  • Staff CSR & social events
  • Ongoing approved training
  • Car allowance
  • Career progression opportunities.

Adam at Consortio Recruitment Group is managing this role. All correspondence is treated in the strictest of confidence. 

 

 

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