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Quantity Surveyor – Civils (posted 3 March ’18)

Building/Civil Contractor - Contract, Job Ref C133
Location: North West England
Salary: All-In Day Rate, expected duration of 6 months Plus

Refer Jobsite advertisement. This position is for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who can work on their own initiative. The position will be to represent the Main Contractor on a large building/civils project working on the mechanical side of a large predominantly civils project.

Job Description

You will be required to:-

  • Form required area of interim valuations to be incorporated within overall valuation submissions to the client progressing to final account status.
  • Pursue and control contract variations in a structured fashion with the Project Manager and site team.
  • Work closely with the Managing QS in issuing contractual notifications to allow submission of claims within contractual timescales.
  • Report financial/contractual position of responsible area internally on a rolling basis to the Managing QS.
  • Have sufficient experience to represent the Contractor in front of the client.
  • Have sufficient experience to commercially manage subcontractors and settle any contentious final accounts.
  • Issue of timeous and fully detailed Payment and Withholding Notices for subcontractors where appropriate.

The Successful Applicant

For consideration you will be required to:-

  • Have a minimum 8 years experience of Quantity Surveying with majority of this time working for a contractor.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Hold a university or college qualification.
  • At least 2 years background working on NEC contracts.
  • Be IT, Microsoft Excel and Word competent.
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety.
  • Recognise and communicate potential project issues to management.
  • Have Excellent Team Working.
  • Be able to show initiative and work to tight timescales.
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