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Quantity Surveyor - Residential

  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: £35k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Job Title - Quantity Surveyor
Projects - include Residential, Commercial, Healthcare
Based - Cheshire based office / Cheshire & Manchester based projects
The client
A high quality, bespoke residential and commercial building contractor based in Cheshire. An award winning contractor with an excellent reputation require a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator to work on multi-million, bespoke residential and commercial projects. This established contractor / developer has been creating and designing beautiful bespoke homes and Commercial Buildings for over 15 years.
To assist the Senior QS in all commercial aspects of the project
To send out all subcontract enquiries and carry out cost comparisons for the Senior QS
To assist placing all subcontractor orders in good time
To meet with the Senior QS every single subcontractor and take the minutes at the pre-order meeting with the PM and site manager and then distribute to all.
To assist the site manager with general queries and pushing subcontractors
To assist in carrying out fortnightly valuations and get certificates as quickly as possible
To help pick up and record all variations and report costs to the PQS on a regular basis
To help formulate the monthly cost reports, loading into the spreadsheet the costs to date and assisting the Senior QS to look at future costs and value.
To help finalise all Final accounts as quickly as possible, ideally before PC is achieved but the aim is no longer than 2 months after.
To attend contract reviews with the site team on a regular basis
To assist in ensuring all invoices are signed off on a weekly basis and passed to accounts
To help procure and provide samples and options for the client and quotes for new work / variations to the project.
To assist in providing the site manager with RAMS for all subcontractors prior to them starting on site
To attend site meetings
To help maximise the profit margin on all jobs – squeeze everything you can and push the costs down as much as you can.
Form a close working relationship with the team.
The candidate
Ideally a relevant degree
All applicants must be able to complete / have experience in all duties
Must have experience as a Project Quantity Surveyor for a residential contractor A minimum of 5 years’ work experience (on site and in the office)
Salary and Benefits
£35,000 - £55,000
Car Allowance
Pension plus contributions
Holidays plus bank holidays
How to apply for this Quantity Surveyor role:
If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position then please send an up to date CV or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions