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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £45k - 53k per year + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 17 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 396038ASM

Quantity Surveyor - RESIDENTIAL– Spec Housing projects – West Cheshire based office sites - up to £53,000+ package

Job Title : Quantity Surveyor
Sites: Northwest, North Wales, Manchester
Projects: High spec Housing, Apartments

The Client
A dynamic, growing, award winning developer have a role for a Quantity Surveyor! This market leading developer is looking to strengthen their commercial team. The chosen Quantity Surveyor will be required to work on development projects across the North-West, North Wales and Manchester region. The office is based in Warrington. This is an amazing opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join this award winning, national house builder and is after the opportunity to work on some challenging projects. They have a fantastic reputation as a responsible and professional high-end developer with large scope for progression. The successful candidate will help to manage projects from inception to completion and be experienced in the preparation of schedules of work/bill of quantities, NBS specifications, preliminaries, contract conditions, employers requirements, cost plans and estimates.

Key Responsibilities
• Sub-contractor procurement
• Attending tender handover meetings, obtaining and understanding a full brief on the project
• Having a proactive approach to work safety, ensuring others are not endangered and working in line with established QA Procedures
• Attending tender handover meetings, obtaining and understanding a full brief on the project
• Preparing monthly cost reports
• Assisting Site Manager/Agent in the compilation of subcontractor and materials procurement schedule and Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager and Site Manager/Agent with materials, plant and subcontract procurement
• Dealing with subcontractors
• Interim valuations and final accounts
• Liaising with clients
• Inspecting site to maintain awareness of ongoing activities and identifying potential problems, ensuring correct records are kept and maintained on site
• Final accounts
• Producing a monthly cost summary for each site, reconciling against the Company Cost File
• Applications/ valuations
• Dealing with subcontractors
• Identifying, pricing and agreeing variations in a timely manner
• Pricing and submitting variations

The candidate
You must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the field of Quantity Surveying, ideally within volume house building, however a strong background from within a contractor would also be considered
BSc in Quantity Surveying is ideal, a HNC / HND is essential or a similar in a commercial related course is essential.
Drivers licence is essential.

Salary and Benefits
Up to £53,000
Company Car/Allowance
Pension plus contributions
Holidays plus bank holidays