Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
South East England
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
£40k - £45k + car allowance
Job Posted

A Quantity Surveyor is required in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire to join a first class construction consultancy that work on construction and infrastructure projects up to £1 billion in the UK construction market. You should be a well-rounded Quantity Surveyor with an appetite to work on and manage a large variety of projects of varying values.

Project Details

Projects vary within the civils, infrastructure and built environment. Project values vary reaching circa £1 billion in contract value.

Responsibilities and Duties

Perform the full scope of Quantity Surveying duties, inclusive of

- Pre and post contract management
- Value change effectively
- Read drawings and draw up costs
- Measurement
- Cost planning duties
- Pricing compensation events
- Assisting with / managing claims
- Understanding loss and expense clauses in contracts
- Liaising regularly with site teams

Desired Skills and Experience

- Experience of pre and post contract duties as Quantity Surveyor
- Understanding of typical duties such as valuing change, reading drawings, measurement, cost planning, loss & expense clauses in contracts and claims exposure
- Experience working for a contractor or consultancy are both suitable

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar
- Recently chartered (RICS) is preferred, or on route to becoming Chartered

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a first class construction consultancy that work on a wide variety of projects throughout the construction industry. They will offer you a high level of exposure and responsibility, catapulting your career forward and giving you experience that is unrivalled at similar consultancies due to their ability to have employees working on 2/3/4 projects at any one time from either a company office or a site / client office.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

The company offer a car allowance, 25 days holiday increasing up to 30 after 5 years, laptop, phone, and introductory bonus, a Christmas bonus, paid memberships, and other competitive benefits.

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