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Quantity Surveyor - Building

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH370228_1502451667

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Industrial Projects £30,000 - £47,500 + package, based in Cheshire

My client are a national building contractor who work within the following sectors.

Commercial

Industrial

Education

Retail.

This client are very established and very busy, they deliver outstanding construction and refurbishment projects.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
  • Performing risk, value management and cost control;
  • Advising on procurement strategy;
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
  • Allocating work to subcontractors;
  • Providing advice on contractual claims;
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations

The candidate

  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking;
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages;
  • The ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people;
  • Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site;
  • Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.

Requirements

  • You will have worked for a main contractor as an quantity surveyor on building projects in relevant sectors (industrial)
  • You will have experience running projects between £3 - £5 million in value.
  • You will be competent in the preparation of an Application for Payment including measured works and variations.
  • You will have experience working with clients and subcontractors.
  • You will have experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT and NEC or similar, either supervised or on your own initiative.
  • You will possess the ability to measure from drawings to produce Contractors Quantities and to refer to available price data and information to prepare estimates for projects of a small value.
  • You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation
  • All applicants must have a main contracting background

Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist building, infrastructure and civil engineering Recruitment consultant based in the Manchester area. AndersElite supply highly skilled technical and management professionals throughout the Northwest. If you would like to discuss this role or any of my other roles, or if you require a full job spec don't hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or email me at

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