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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 386697ASM

Job description

Quantity Surveyor
Office Location - Preston

The client
A group of chartered Quantity Surveyors.
They work within the following areas some (but not all)
* Pre - Construction
* Construction phase
* Dispute resolution / dispute avoidance
* Post construction phase
* Corporate recovery

Projects
Build projects - Commercial, Pharmaceutical, Residential, Industrial. Refurbishment and New Build.

Standard duties
Post-contract
· Post-contract risk assessment, identification and notification on behalf of customers reporting to a Director of the Company.
· Preparation and submission of applications for payment and final accounts using respective forms of building contracts.
· Identifying and valuing variations.
· Financial reporting using client bespoke systems and formats or the companies systems and formats.
· Preparing and/or assessing claims and extensions of time.
· Attending commercial and contractual meetings on behalf of our clients.
· Post contract correspondence.
· Placing sub-contract orders using client bespoke systems and administering them, including the preparation of Payment/Pay Less Notices.

Duties
Pre-contract cost advice and cost planning
* Preparing and using cost data derived from the plans and drawings
* Project timeline and program
* Undertaking feasibility work
* Producing estimates, budgets and cost plans
* Undertaking value engineering, comparative design studies
* Life cycle costing
* Preparing and interpreting turnover and cash flow projections
* Providing cost control during pre-contract
* Advising on different forms of contract and procurement routes

Contract documentation
* Preparing bills of quantities
* Preparing bills of re-measurement for final account
* Preparing schedules of rates
* Data processing
* Pre-contract correspondence
* Advising on different methods of measurement

Tendering and contractual arrangements
* Formulating and implementing procedures on tendering and contractual arrangements
* Advising on selection of tenderers
* Preparing tenders
* Evaluating tenders

Post contract services
* Advising on cost progress of works
* Monitoring proposed construction methods
* Providing cost control during progress of works
* Preparing interim valuations
* Analysing contract prices relative to cost recording methods
* Preparing and agreeing final accounts and contract charges
* Reporting on, evaluating and negotiating contractual issues
* Producing reconciliation statements for management purposes
* Surveying, measuring and recording site information
* Providing risk management from inception to completion
* Assessing and presenting contractual claims

Post-contract
· Contract risk assessment, identification and notification on behalf of customers reporting to a Director of the Company.
· Preparation and submission of applications for payment and final accounts using respective forms of building contracts.
· Identifying and valuing variations.
· Financial reporting using, if required, client bespoke systems and formats.
· Preparing and/or assessing claims and extensions of time.
· Attending commercial and contractual meetings on behalf of our clients.

Role Provides
* Quantity Surveyor salary banding £33 - £42k per annum
* Pension
* Mileage
* Culture of training, CPD, APC etc plus payment of professional fees
* Mix of clients
* Pre-con
* Post con
* PQS
* Possibility of Dispute/ insolvency involvement
* Flexible working when needed
* Developing office/ evolving company
* Paid overtime (by agreement)
* 50p/mile business mileage
* Life insurance/ workplace pension scheme
* Health cover
* Usual holidays - 23 days includes Christmas, plus statutory

To register your interest 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

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