Quantity Surveyor

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our award winning team as a Quantity Surveyor based on one of our key local projects in Bridgwater.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare commercial tender response documents on behalf of the company and in line with the commercial timetable
  • Apply risk management, value engineering and cost control mechanisms.
  • Professionally manage the main contract between the client and the company (as Principal Contractor) from first valuation through to final account.
  • Pricing and agreeing variations with the Contract Administrator.
  • Prepare and agree final account with the Contract Administrator.
  • Prepare ITT’s and PQQ’s for works package to subcontractors.
  • Undertake costs analysis comparisons of subcontractors’ tenders.
  • Prepare and execute subcontracts with successful works package subcontractors.
  • Professionally manage subcontracts from first valuation through to final account.
  • Measure and value subcontract works carried out on site.
  • Assess exactitude of subcontract applications for payment and produce payment certification onto the relevant department.
  • Review pricing and agreeing variations with the subcontractor.
  • Prepare and agree final accounts with each subcontractor.
  • Price forecast the cost of the different labour, plant and materials required for the project.
  • Ensure a proactive approach to dispute avoidance.
  • Compliance with Commercial and Company procedures through the Business Management System.
  • Prepare monthly cost reports for each project and present to senior management.
  • Monitoring and managing risks from project inception to completion.
  • Produce cashflow forecasts for each project based on programme of works produced by the Operations Manager.

Requirements:

  • A practical and logical mind and methodical way of thinking.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to take initiative in resolving problems.
  • Strong organisational, numeracy and financial management skills.
  • Ability to write clear, precise reports and explain information to key stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding and ability to use relevant IT packages.
  • Confident negotiation skills.
  • Practical understanding of the NEC 3, NEC 4 and JCT 2016 contract suites (including relevant building contracts, warranties, and bonds).

Other:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hours 7:30-16:30 Monday – Friday (excluding travel)
  • Additional Leave for Length of Service
  • Your birthday off, on us!
  • Employee Perk Scheme

Job Type: Full-time


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