Quantity Surveyor

Cordant Technical & Engineering
09 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor - Sheffield - £40,000 / Excellent Package / Company Vehicle , 33 Days Holiday, Pension.

Excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's only independent utilities infrastructure service provider who cover the whole of Britain.

Company Outline

The company provides technical engineering, design, project management, consultancy and audit services

across gas and multi - utility connections.

Role Outline

The successful candidate will work together with the contract delivery team to ensure the profitability, cash

management, cost control and accurate reporting of schemes, within the Utilities division.


● Proactive management of cash flow to meet divisional targets

● Ensuring that cashflow is maximised

● Prompt resolution of any delays and negotiations with suppliers

● Preparing & presenting accurate cost to complete forecasts

● Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams and proactively engage with them to reduce costs and increase value

● Build client relationships and attend client offices to deal with final account issues through to resolution

● Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with input from the operations teams

● Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works

● Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base

● Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances

● Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to, that risk to the business is minimised and that the requirements of legislation are met


● At 2 years experience within a similar role within the Utilities Sector

● industry applicable qualification ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent

● Commercial & contractual awareness with a proven track record of success

● A good level of understanding of Microsoft packages

● Self motivated with a can do attitude

● Ability to work to deadline and multitask


● £40,000

● Company Car

● Pension - 5%

● Holiday - 33 days inclusive of statutory allowance


● Sheffield


● Please contact Dylan Robinson on (Apply online only) or

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