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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Highways & Transport
  • Job reference: BBBH380988

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Highways - Northamptonshire

We are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work on one of the UK's most ambitious programmes. The project is being delivered via a joint venture which is improving a section of almost 40km. The project will involve upgrading this section to an ALR smart motorway. This is an excellent opportunity for a contractually and commercially astute Quantity Surveyor to build a growing and successful team.

The Quantity Surveyor will have responsibility for day to day commercial activities on the project, reporting into a Senior Quantity Surveyor. Key roles include liaising with the Head Office Estimating, Buying and Production staff together with ensuring accurate site records are reported by the site teams.

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
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates
  • Providing detailed record and valuation of work executed with application of principles of cash maximisation and issuing of draft invoices to Sales Ledger Department and advising of agreed valuations dates
  • 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
  • Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense by maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims
  • Preparation of claim documentation & information for submission to Clients/ Consultants within required timescales
  • Satisfying Client deadlines for estimates and quotations whilst applying principles of profit maximisation and protecting Companies interests
  • Preparation of tender enquiry documents for the procurement of subcontractors and selection, preparation and issue of subcontract documents
  • Understanding and advising on the terms and conditions of the main contract and subcontracts, which may also include negotiation with the subcontractor for the agreement thereof

Financial Reporting

  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines
  • Margin Analysis reports
  • Commercial Analysis (final margin) forecasts and Cost to Complete forecasts
  • Cash Flow forecasts
  • Turnover forecasts

Experience and Qualifications:

  • HNC, HND or Degree educated in Quantity Surveying (or related discipline)
  • A contracting background within Civil Engineering
  • Experience working in New Build projects
  • Have good working knowledge and experience with the NEC form of contract, and measuring work in accordance with the Method of Measurement for Roads and Bridges
  • 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 proactive approach to achieve pre-determined deadlines for monthly reporting on all the commercial aspects associated with the contract

In Return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Package
  • Development opportunities
  • Work for a Tier 1 contractor in one of UK's most challenging projects
  • Flexible hours will be considered if needed

If this sounds like you, please apply below or get in touch with Nahuel Leyro Diaz

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