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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 389688TSH

Job description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Start Date: August / September 2020 (Negotiable on notice period)
Sectors: Warehouse, Infrastructure, Earthworks, Drainage, Highways, Structures
Job Type: Permanent role (Contract workers may also be considered)
Salary: Circa £36,000 to £45,000 Per Annum + Package (Negotiable on relevant experience/level)

Job Description:

Our client, a large, established and growing principal contractor within the Civil Engineering sector, is currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team, ideally on a permanent basis.

This role will entail helping to deliver a large Infrastructure development (New build warehouse), including but not limited to associated Earthworks, Bulk Muckshift, Drainage, Structures and related works for a new Warehouse / Industrial Unit, inclusive of roads & highways, drainage and utilities.

The role would suit an experienced Quantity Surveyor, with strong Construction and Civil Engineering experience. This position will provide the opportunity to join a growing contractor, who offer an exceptional salary + package, coupled with a productive working environment & effective working processes, allowing you to achieve the desired results in your career, in the most efficient and stress-free manner.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring cost control is maintained throughout all functions.
  • Completing measurement and outputs, forecasting the use of resource (Land/Material/Plant/Labour), against programme.
  • Assist with completing forecasts first-hand, as minimal work with be sub-contracted out.
  • Supporting the Project Team and Commercial Manager, with project and commercial deliverables.
  • Preparing sub-contract tender packages where required, carrying out comparisons and placing relevant orders.
  • Collating, interpreting and analysing project commercial records.
  • Supporting the Target Cost process through all key milestones.
  • Helping to produce monthly cost & value forecasts, including monthly project review reports.
  • Identifying risks and opportunities to project, considering spend vs budgets.
  • Producing impact assessments, early warnings, risk expenditure and compensation event submissions.
  • Supporting the Commercial Manager with any wider commercial issues.
  • Liaising with the Project Commercial Team, to establish accurate cost and cash reporting.

Candidates will require previous experience:

  • Working on and overseeing costs for the construction of new build Industrial Units/Warehouse projects, inclusive of Major Earthworks, Bulk Muckshift, Drainage, Structures and related works, inclusive of roads & highways, drainage and utilities etc.
  • Working within the Civil Engineering sector, ideally on similar projects.
  • Forecasting material/plant/labour resource first-hand, rather than relying on subcontract information.
  • Completing measurements and outputs for the related works, noted above.
  • Working on relevant forms of contract, such as NEC or JCT.

Candidates will ideally have:

  • A relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering (i.e. Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent).
  • Previous experience working in a similar role, as a Quantity Surveyor.
  • Strong knowledge of legislation and regulations used within the Construction, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure sectors.
  • Strong commercial, communication and IT skills.

For more information or to apply for this role, please apply for the role online initially, or connect with Tim Smyth at Anderselite, via LinkedIn.

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