Quantity Surveyor

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Reference

AL753

Sector

Civil Engineering, Site & Construction, Construction

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Warrington

Contract Type

Permanent

Quantity Surveyor

Warrington

Consortio Recruitment has partnered with a leading Civil Engineering company with a fantastic turnover of £250 Million. With a new office in the North West, we are looking to hire a Quantity Surveyor with Groundworks experience. This is a fantastic time to be joining them in their history which started in the 90s. You will be joining a team already in place in this new office, which consists of a Senior QS, Trainee QS, Assistant QS, and an Estimators. You will be involved with groundwork projects with leading house builders in the North West. With long-standing employees in the company, they pride themself on family values, personal development, internal promotions, teamwork, a high-rewards environment, and having a great infrastructure within. With over 20 offices across the UK, they are financially very secure and privately owned.

What we are looking for

Quantity Surveyor

  • Located in commutable daily distance from Warrington
  • Groundworks experience ideally
  • General Knowledge of contractual terms within construction.
  • Excellent PC skills, in particular Excel.Strong mathematical ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled at gathering and interpreting data and information.
  • Ability to produce a range of cost-value reports.Effective communicator (written and verbal).Identify and resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion.Team player.
  • Resilient and focused.
  • Ability to establish and build positive relationships.
  • Clean driving license.

Responsibilities

  • Measure all site works accurately, for value recovery and to minimise costs.
  • Prepare and review tenders with estimators assisting with understanding the client's requirements and offering value engineering.
  • Provide early cost advice to clients on variations, ensuring only authorised variations are undertaken.
  • Understand construction issues, offer advice on drawings, and works, and ensure projects have all current drawings / up-to-date information to work from.Identify commercial risks and provide appropriate solutions/responses.
  • Understand Company procurement and its impact on job cost/performance.
  • Undertake costs analysis working with Company buyers and advise on procurement/cost control.
  • Value completed work, ensuring timely payments.
  • Understand the importance of cash flow and timely payments, including retention payments.
  • Build strong relationships with client staff and Company production staff.
  • Allocate work to sub-contractors including assistance with procurement when required.Have a good knowledge of various construction contracts.
  • Assist with the development of any assistants/trainees.
  • Understand the principles of safety on-site/company projects.
  • Support the Safety Director and safety team in the application of our policy and practice.
  • Ensure that any concerns are addressed immediately with the support of the safety team and/or Directors as appropriate.

Package

  • Competitive salary car or allowance.
  • Allowance is £840 per month.Company vehicles have a fantastic fleet available.
  • Pension 4.5%Life insurance/death in service
  • Lifestyle contributions for gym etc.
  • Discretionary bonus, personal achievements.

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

D: 02380 981216

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