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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Durham

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Package

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

  • Contact email:

    alau@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AL-66

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    10 Sep 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-12

Quantity Surveyor
c£35,000-£45,000 and Package
Durham

I am currently working with a family-run firm that provides structural steelwork to the construction industry. We are looking to add a Quantity Surveyor to the team. Steelwork experience would be ideal but as this is niche we are looking for candidates who come from a sub-contrator background who would have transferable skills.

Role:
  • Negotiate subcontract and warranty agreements and flag up any particular risks to the project team.
  • Manage secondary subcontract accounts including procurement, interim payments and negotiating final account.
  • Maximise cash flow through timely valuations of work and ensuring certifications and payment received on time.
  • Ensure written variation instructions received.
  • Price variations, including structural steelwork Add & Omit measures.
  • Prepare and submit fully substantiated claims for extensions of time and additional costs where appropriate.
  • Negotiate final account agreements.
  • Produce monthly project Financial Forecast (Profit & Loss).
  • Visit sites to meet with Main Contractor team and gain knowledge of the project.
  • Assist with mentoring of Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

Requirements:
  • Steelwork experience would be ideal but as this is niche we are looking for candidates who come from a sub-contrator background.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of structural steelwork, including fabrication and erection.
  • Good understanding and experience of dealing with subcontracts, particularly JCT and NEC.
  • Excellent numeracy.
  • Highly competent in MS Office skills, particularly excel and word.
  • Precise attention to detail.
  • Good organisation and time management skills.
  • Driving licence.
On offer for the successful candiadate is c£35,000-£45,000 and Package. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Amanda Lau at Akton Recruitment.
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