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Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH379842

Job description

Job Description - Quantity Surveyor (Highways) - M56 SMART Motorway

We are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work on the Smart Motorways Programme. The project will involve upgrading pavements, barriers and drainage as well as installation of gantries, emergency refuge areas and technical equipment to the M56.

Role Overview:

Key Responsibilities

Commercial & Contractual

*Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts by preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements in accordance with relevant measurement standards.

*Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes by agreement of subcontract valuations and completion of regular and timely payment certificates.

*Recognising and advising Site Manager on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.

*Preparation of tender enquiry documents for the procurement of subcontractors and assist with the subcontract buyers through to placement of order.

*Understanding and advising on the terms and conditions of the main contract and also the subcontract, which may also include negotiation with the subcontractor for the agreement thereof.

Financial Reporting

*Preparation of financial reports including:

*Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines

*Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Margin Analysis Reports

*Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Cash Flow forecasts

*Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Turnover forecasts

*Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

De-brief reports

*Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Experience and Qualification:

*HNC, HND or Degree educated in Quantity Surveying (or related discipline).

*A contracting background within Civil Engineering - previous experience of roads and structures would be an advantage but not essential.

*A working knowledge of method of measurement for highways work is required together with experience of the NEC form of contract.

*Experience of Design and Build contracts.

*Ability to work on a National Level and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

*The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication skills along with a pro-active approach to achieve pre-determined deadlines for monthly reporting on all of the commercial aspects associated with the contract.

In Return:

Salary

£45,000 - £57,000

Company Car or allowance

Pension

Life insurance

Bonus

Essentials

* Must have worked as a Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor

*Blue Chip Main contractor experience

* Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload

*Highways experience

*First rate communication skills both written and verbal

* Excellent attention to detail

* Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion my email address is

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