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Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Carlisle, Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH377923_1530024343

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering - Water project - Carlisle

The Client

A national award winning Blue Chip Civil Engineering contractor. Are looking for a Civil Engineering Quantity Surveyor for a project in Carlisle.

Purpose of role:.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will provide Quantity Surveying services and ensure that all contractual and financial entitlements are fulfilled. You will report directly to the Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Key responsibilities:

Assistance to Project Managers on commercial matters

Assistance in preparation, submission and agreement of interim payment applications to maximise the company's cashflow

Co-ordination to ensure contractual requirements are complied with

General commercial management of sub-contractors

Accurate and efficient measurement, identification and measurement of variations

Production and agreement of final accounts and additional cost claims

Placing sub contact orders and agreement of subcontract final accounts

Ensuring that income from interim applications is received on time

Liaison and co-ordination to ensure financial report is timely and accurate

Measure and control key finances

Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback

Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.

Competencies

Commercial management of construction and cost planning

Contract practice

Procurement and tendering

Project financial control and reporting

Quantification and costing of construction works

Due diligence

Insurance

Programming and planning

Project evaluation

Risk management

Conflict avoidance

Essential

Civil or Mechanical Engineering background

Experience in a similar role

Knowledge of NEC3 Option C form of contract

Studying towards membership of an appropriate recognised professional institution

Educated to B tech - Higher lever (preferably degree level in Quantity Surveying)

Strong commercial background

Methodical.

Ability to solicit views across multiple parties, lead discussions and manage interdependencies.

Desirable

A knowledge of water/wastewater industry

Strong interpersonal communication skills; ability to work with colleagues whose work will be impacted by your activities

Salary

£35,000 - £45,000

Company car or Car allowance

Healthcare

25 Days holiday

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