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Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £40k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 31 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 396301ASM

Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator - Civil Engineering and Groundworks, Structures) North Lancashire - 07980 006 436 - email

Job title: Quantity Surveyor
Based: Head office North Lancashire
Site visits: Lancashire / Manchester

The client
My client, a busy regional based civil engineering contractor are currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This business has a strong track record within the delivery of infrastructure projects up to the value of £1.5m. Their services range from landscaping or junction improvements, right through to full highway construction. Yor role is to is to efficiently manage the financial control on several different sites, in an efficient manner

Typical projects will be
Civil engineering

Preparing and submitting monthly valuations
Liaise with the site teams to assess and prepare compensation events and claims
Weekly site measures & site liaison for records of events
Demonstrate a thorough understanding and competent execution of the monthly reconciled values and updated forecasts
Costing and submitting variations
Keeping all commercial registers up to date
Performing Value management and cost control.
Reporting to head office as per commercial timelines
Arranging payments and valuing completed work.
Authorising subcontractor payments
Agree final accounts with all parties
Assist the financial director and his team in preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting

Estimating Duties:
Prepare cost estimates from drawings, Bills of Quantities, site meeting, in a precise logical and detailed manner, allowing cost build ups to be clearly identified and integrated, for all types of Highway works, including civils, minor structures, drainage & surfacing.
To undertake site measurements to build up detailed Bills of Quantities in line with Standard Method of Measurement, to provide cost estimates for new works or variation costs to existing schemes.
To represent the company in Early Contractor Involvement schemes, providing design, programming, and value engineering advice.

Groundworks Quantity Surveyor with some estimating experience
Understanding of NEC3 and JCT Contracts
Experience of working with business systems, spreadsheet development, cost analysis, programme evaluation and development, compensation event and/or variations assessment and evaluation
Good communication and negotiate skills
Ability to work independently
Able to work to strict deadlines
Knowledge and experience of working in the construction industry
¬Full Clean Driving Licence

Salary and package
£40,000 - £60,000
Car allowance

To register your interest in 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 if you want to apply please send your cv to