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Quantity Surveyor

£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car or allowance
Apply2019-09-04 16:21:562019-11-04Eden Brown Built Environment

Quantity Surveyor

Date posted: September 4, 2019
£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car or allowance
Leicestershire, England
Job description

A leading interiors/Ceilings and Partition contractor with a national presence are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join the busy East Midlands office.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established business that are experiencing a sustained period of growth.

Job Purpose:
Responsible for helping to commercially manage projects on programme and on budget.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participates in preparing prelim spreadsheets prior to the Managers Pre-Start meeting
- Participates in the procurement of Sub Contractors as required
- Assists in the procurement of site materials, with reference to budget against costs
- Ensures the full implementation of Company Commercial Systems - both electronic filing and site records
- Takes off quantities from drawing.
- Carries out basic site measures for Applications and Variations
- Checks sub-contractors Applications.
- Attends and reports at internal site progress meeting.
- Enters variations and site instructions into Applications for Payment.
- Enters Time Sheets for review by the SPQS.
- Prices Daywork Sheets.
- Re-measures from construction drawing using on-centre and manual take-off.
- Prices variations for review and submits them.
- Checks materials are in line with estimate
- Attends CVR meetings
- Attends Internal Site Progress Meetings
- Helps in the preparation of Applications for Payment
- Prepares cost budgets and monitors cost spend against these- Monitors the prelim schedule with the SPQS
- Produces the man-hours reports out of Roger for the Programme and Progress
- Calculates Plot / Sub-Zone prices for the SPQS.
- Makes recommendations to improve processes, procedures and productivity.
- Acts in accordance with the companies values and as a role model for other company staff
- Assists in the mentoring and training of less experienced and new staff

Qualifications, Experience & Capabilities

Qualifications: An HNC or working towards one CSCS Card current driving licence
Experience: Working in a similar role, within a sub-contracting or principle contracting environment.
Capabilities: All Core Capabilities apply
- the following are critical for this role:
-Technical Expertise/Knowledge:
- the differences between priced works and day works, and when they are appropriate- basic site based paperwork e.g. CVI, RFI, VO, QA etc.
- basics of construction Drawings.
- the sub-contractor payment cycle.
- the role of the Quantity Surveyor within a Sub-contracting business. - the difference between value and cost.
- basics of Form of Contract and contracts in general
- CVR processes and procedures
- implications of extensions of time, prolongations, accelerations, and disruption claims

Taking Responsibility
-Accepting the importance of standards that the business establishes for individual behaviour and acting to live by those standards being responsible, answerable, and accountable within the role.

Interpersonal & Team Skills-Building positive and effective interpersonal relationships with individuals and working effectively on own and within a team, collaborating with team members to achieve team goals, seeking support from others where needed, appreciating diversity and showing respect for others.

Communication skills
-Creating common understanding, active questioning and listening, involving and influencing others.
This involves paying attention to and adapting to the needs of the audience and encouraging two-way communication and so building positive long-term relationships.

Achievement Focus-Demonstrating drive and enthusiasm and giving what it takes to achieve the task.
This involves being active, demonstrating ownership and being accountable, setting high standards for self, taking the initiative, challenging the status quo where required and being able to and willing to adapt to change, taking appropriate risks and learning from them.

Working conditions
-The role is both office and site based, and will require travelling to the various offices throughout the country.

Salary/Package:Competitive and depends on experience.The company will also consider an Assistant QS or a QS about to make the step up to Quantity Surveyor.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply

Your expert recruitment consultant is Stephen Jordan, call today on 0121 685 8722 or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 262393SJO_1567610515

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