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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 389041TSH

Job description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Coventry, Warwickshire
Sectors: Infrastructure, Civil Engineering, Earthworks, Bulk Muckshift, Highways
Job Type: Permanent role (Contract workers may also be considered)
Salary: Circa £47,000 to £54,000 Per Annum + Package (Negotiable on relevant experience)
COVID-19: Special procedures are currently in place, due to COIVD-19. Please discuss on application.

Job Description:

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

This role will entail helping to deliver a large Infrastructure development over the next 3 years, which encompasses large scale Earthworks, Bulk Muckshift, Excavation and Land Remediation, for a number of related works including roads & highways, drainage and utilities, for both ecological and construction activities.

The role would suit an experienced Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor, with strong Earthworks and Bulk Muckshift experience, who is looking to join a growing contractor, who in return 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.
  • 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.
  • Being responsible for the management, collation, interpretation and analysis of project commercial records.
  • Supporting the Target Cost process through all key milestones.
  • Producing 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 Major Earthworks / Earthmoving, Bulk Muckshift & Excavation.
  • Working within the Civil Engineering sector, ideally on major projects.
  • Working on large scale Infrastructure projects (Circa £100 Million in value).
  • 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 or Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • Experience of successfully delivering relevant Infrastructure projects (Values circa £100 Million are ideal).
  • Working knowledge of Major Earthworks / Earthmoving, Bulk Muckshift, Excavation, Drainage etc.
  • Strong knowledge of legislation and regulations used within the Civil Engineering & Infrastructure sectors.
  • Strong commercial, communication and IT skills.
  • Chartership status or be working towards Chartership status. (Advantageous not required).

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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