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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £38000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Rail , Surveying
  • Job reference: BBBH378472_1528971953

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - up to £65k
Quantity Surveyor - up to £38k
Permanent positions based in Exeter
+ Car allowances


Exciting new opportunities to join a main contractor within their Rail team on a minor works division. This a fast-moving role encompassing small civils works ranging from £20k to £1m. It suits individuals who have reactive framework experience, good subcontractor management and demonstrable experience of client interface.

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Reporting into the Managing Quantity Surveyor, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of QS's on a 5-year framework. Will be required to work 3 days per week in Exeter and 2 days per week in Swindon.

Quantity Surveyor - Reporting into the Senior Quantity Surveyor, the successful candidate will be preparing and implementing project specific commercial strategies to ensure robust Cost Management and the production of Project Monthly Reports in accordance with the client's Rail Reporting timetable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Measure and Value is accurately and auditably measured in a timely manner to comply with financial guidelines.
  • Ensure robust Cost Control & Budget Management through the implementation of commercial review processes in accordance with the GMCE's and Commercial Manual monitored via commercial dashboards.
  • Ensure contemporary Record Keeping is undertaken by the Project/Contract and are organised to enable retrieval and access as defined by the conditions of contract.
  • Produce and maintain "First Principle" detailed Forecast Cost to Completion underpinned by a fully resourced programme in accordance with GMCE requirements

Candidate Specification:

  • Recognisable degree in quantity surveying or similar
  • An understanding of Contract Law and Insurances
  • Knowledge of differing standard forms of contract
  • Ideally someone with Estimating experience
  • Someone with Civils experience including bridges
  • Working knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles
  • Minor works experience in a fast-paced environment with various project running in parallel
  • Previous experience in Quantity Surveying, at least part would have been obtained in a similar, relevant environment.

What you should know:

Our client is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. They value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that their inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

For further information of the company/project please get in touch today for a confidential chat:
Nikita Burt - 02380219143 - Ref 378472

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