Quantity Surveyor

Ref
MAX6533
Consultant
Adam Cadwaladr
Region
London
Location
London
Salary
£30,000 - £45,000
Job Posted
09/03/2015
Type
Permanent
Status

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in preparing subcontract enquiries / quotation comparisons and subcontract documents.
  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts.
  • Preparing and responding to general correspondence to employers, suppliers, subcontractors and consultants including contractual correspondence.
  • Ensuring that all verbal instructions are confirmed and that all relevant notices are issued in connection with variations.
  • Manage, supervise and mentor your “reports” within the commercial structure.
  • Recognising and advising Site Manager on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
  • Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense.
  • Development and submission of claims for delay and disruption and loss and/or expense.
  • Providing estimates and quotations for additional works.
  • Procurement of non-domestic subcontractors and assisting Buying Department in procurement of domestic sub-contractors.
  • Assist in providing commercial advice to the site team by advising and referral to more senior personnel.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience on Civils projects is strongly preferred
  • You will have a comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation.
  • Highly IT literate with good to advanced skill levels for MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Be highly literate and able to write contractual letters and reports with ease
  • Have previous experience of managing staff on site

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Ideally educated to degree level (BSc or higher) in Commercial Management / Quantity Surveying or similar.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring companies are a world class Main Contractor, predominantly specialising in the civils sector. They have a strong market name and strive on being the market leader within the civil engineering industry.

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