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Quantity Surveyor – Mechanical (posted 3 March ’18)

Contractor, Nuclear - Freelance Contract, Ref C134
Location: Sellafield, Cumbria, North West England
Salary: All in Day Rate

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 undertake Quantity Surveying duties including but not limited 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.
  • Report financial/contractual position of responsible area internally on a rolling basis to the Managing QS.
  • 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 be able to settle contentious subcontractor 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 8years experience at Quantity Surveyor with majority of this time working for a contractor.
  • Hold a university or college qualification.
  • At least 2 years background working on NEC contracts.
  • Experience in the understanding and utilising of P6 programme information for commercial purposes.
  • 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 attributes.
  • Be able to show initiative and work to tight timescales.
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