Do you have strong numerical and financial management skills, a practical mind and like the idea of being part of a growing company? If so, our client needs you!
Based just outside of Canterbury this Quantity Surveying Company who specialise in electrical, mechanical and public health engineering services are seeking to recruit a junior OR experienced Quantity Surveyor with at least 3 years experience.
As a quantity surveyor you’ll manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Working either for the client or the contractor, in an office or on site, you’ll be involved in a project from the start.
You’ll seek to minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met. You’ll prepare estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, you’ll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.
*prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
*undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
*assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies
*perform risk, value management and cost control
*advise on a procurement strategy
*identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
*prepare and analyse cost for tenders
*allocate work to subcontractors
*provide advice on contractual claims
*analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
*value completed work and arrange payments
*maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
*understand the implications of health and safety regulations.
You’ll need to show:
*a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking
*a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
*strong numeracy and financial management skills
*the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
*the ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
*negotiation and teamwork skills
*the ability to motivate and lead those on site
*detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.
Working hours vary but are usually 7.30am – 5.30pm.
At least x3 A Levels grade C or above
HNC/HND in Quantity Surveying
BSc Hons Quantity Surveying
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