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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Position Filled

Contractor, Civil Engineering - Permanant, Ref P118
Location: Scotland, Central Belt
Salary: £40k - £45k plus car, pension & bonus

This Position has been filled.

This position was with a medium sized civil engineering contractor operating on a number of varied projects throughout Scotland. The company has a number of projects ranging from £500k to £6M and is looking for an experienced candidate that can demonstrate the ability to commercially manage multiple projects liasing with various site teams. The company are a forward thinking company that prides itself on training and developing employee skills and is particularly team orientated with a drive for everyone to work together.

Job Description

You will be required to undertake Quantity Surveying duties including but not limited to:-

  • On award of contract review the tender documents along with the Project Manager and report potential upside/downside areas.
  • Review and adjust the tender cash flow forecast.
  • Take forward the Tender Risk Register and Value Engineering Register updating and reviewing with Project Manager on a monthly basis.
  • Form good relationships with all concerned parties.
  • Prepare and submit interim valuations and the final account with the client including liaison with the Project Manager and Site team.
  • Pursue timeous payment from the client.
  • Control and reporting of WIP.
  • Pursue and control contract variations in a structured fashion with the Project Manager and site team.
  • Recognise areas of contractual claims and be aware of contract conditions for timeous notifications.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Manager and Project Manager in issuing contractual notifications to allow submission of claims within contractual timescales.
  • Involvement in the appointment of subcontractors.
  • Issue of timeous and fully detailed Payment and Withholding notices where appropriate.
  • Preparation of weekly cost/value analysis in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Preparation of monthly profit/loss reports for incorporation in overall monthly report with Project Manager.
  • Presentation of commercial aspect of report at monthly internal project meetings with management.

The Successful Applicant

For consideration you will be required to:-

  • Have a minimum 6 years experience at Quantity Surveyor level preferably with some of this time working for a contractor.
  • Hold a university or college qualification preferably to degree level.
  • Be IT, Microsoft Excel and Word competent.
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety.
  • Recognise and communicate potential project issues to management.
  • Team Working
  • Be able to show initiative and work to tight timescales.
  • Looking to further develop career in an exciting and thriving regional business.
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