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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £60k - 85k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 18 December 2023
  • Job Ref: 404669ASM

Job Opportunity - Senior Quantity Surveyor role
Sector - Steel repair / Civil Engineering
Company - Tier one main contractor
Site based role in site in Edinburgh city centre
The role - Site based Senior Quantity Surveyor role. Edinburgh city centre, office based and home based (one day a week)
• Procurement
• Risk management
• Review of main contract and subcontract terms and conditions, inclusive of stepping down conditions from main contract to subcontract.
• Procurement of subcontract packages including compilation of tender documentation.
• Personnel management
• Commercial and contractual knowledge, in various forms of contract
• A working knowledge of current legislation
• Forecasting of cash flow / budget compilation.
• Liaising with procurement to set and agree allowances for the project.
• Attending progress / commercial meetings and representing the company in a commercial capacity.
• Proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract
• Establishing the project budget including the allocation of cost codes to ensure detailed and accurate cost reporting is achieved.
• The detailed and transparent process of reporting on costs to date and forecasting cost to completion.
• Administration of the main contract and subcontracts, including compilation of contractual correspondence in relation to delays and associated loss and expense.
• Negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating both to customers and suppliers
• People management experience, such as managing performance, development and disciplinary procedures
• Experience working with a variety of schedule of rates contracts
• Regular liaison and interface with the Employers team for the purposes of progressing the commercial aspects of the project.
• The day to day managing of staff resources to ensure the projects costs are known and managed effectively.
• Carrying out delay analysis including the preparation of narratives and loss and expense to support claim submissions.
• Handling subcontract issues as they arise.
• Ensuring the variation / compensation event mechanism is correctly and timeously followed to ensure the commercial protection of the business.
Steel structures repairing, strengthening and waterproofing concrete and steel structures.
Structural solutions include bridge deck waterproofing, expansion joints, concrete repair and cathodic protection works, steel repair and strengthening work, carbon fibre and temporary works, jacking and bearing replacement.
The candidate
Tier one civil engineering contractor experience
Relevant HND subjects include building/construction, urban and land studies, civil engineering and structural
Adequate experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor
Must have ran similar projects
A degree in QS and relevant experience obtained (desirable)
Experience in NEC forms of contracts
The salary and package
£60,000 - £85,000
Company car or allowance
Competitive annual leave and an additional day off on your birthday
Private medical care
Life Assurance
To apply please send your cv to Alexandra Smith (Quantity Surveying / Estimating and Buying recruitment specialist) or ring me on 07980 006 436