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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 385640ASM

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Build - £45,000 - £53,00 (depending on experience) + package, based in Manchester

My client are a well-known regional building contractor who work within the following sectors.

Commercial
Industrial
Residential
Education
Retail

* This client are very established and very busy, they deliver outstanding construction and refurbishment projects. Typical project values £1 - £3 million.
* Project locations (North West)
* Office based roles (Manchester) with site visits

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
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

Salary
£45,000 - £53,000 (depending on experience)
Car allowance
Pension
Holidays


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