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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Company Car and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

  • Contact email:

    alau@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AL-236

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 Apr 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-12

Quantity Surveyor
c£35,000-£45,000+ and Company Car and Benefits
Staffordshire
 
I am currently working with a leading a successful multi-million pound family company which is a specialist in infrastructure, groundwork's and civil engineering.  It is a friendly, fast-paced, busy environment and we are looking for hardworking, dedicated and flexible staff to grow and evolve with the business. 

We are looking to add an experienced groundworks Quantity Surveyor to the team with experience in Residential groundworks.  You will work with a fantastic existing team and work with prestigious housebuilding clients. 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations to the Company sites
  • Understand the principles of safety on site and ensure that any concerns are addressed immediately with the support of the safety team and/ or Directors as appropriate
  • Prepare and/ or review tenders with estimators assisting with understanding the client's requirements and offering value engineering
  • Value completed work and ensure timely payment
  • Provide early cost advice to client on variations
  • Understand construction issues, offer advice on drawings and works and ensure project has all current drawings/ up to date information to work from
  • Identify commercial risks and provide appropriate solution/ response
  • Undertake costs analysis working with Company buyers. Advise on procurement/ cost control
  • Build strong relationships with client staff and Company production staff
  • Learn the Company procurement function and its interaction with site and impact on overall job cost and performance
  • Allocate work to sub-contractors including assistance with procurement when required Learn how to value completed work and arrange payments
  • Knowledge of various construction contracts
  • Undertake personal on-going development
  • Other duties as reasonably required from time to time

Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor and experience working with sub-contractors in Residential groundworks
  • Must have a valid UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent computer skills in particular Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team player able to demonstrate leadership
  • Sites are located throughout the country, must be able to respond to company requirements to
  • attend sites
On offer to the successful Quantity Surveyor is the opportunity to work for a successful multi-million pound family company with opportunities for career progression and a competitive salary of c£35,000-£45,000+ (flexible dependent upon experience), bonus scheme, fully expensed company car, 3.5% pension, life assurance, 23 days holiday (increasing to 28) excluding BH’s.  If you would like more information on the role then please call Amanda Lau at Akton Resourcing.