Civils] Quantity Surveyor - Water

Recruiter
CDM Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor – Leeds – Up to £50,000

Due to successful growth and strong long-term demand for our services, there is an exciting opportunity for an experienced quantity surveyor, assisting with the delivery of a key framework with Yorkshire Water.

This client is a leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry. This is a fast growing business with over 250 new people joining the team in 2016 and further increase planned for 2017. Investing in employees is a priority with over £1m spent on training and development last year.
The Role

The role involves a range of duties including monthly valuing of the works and making applications for payment; identifying values and agreeing variations with clients; agreeing final accounts and reporting internally on the financial and contractual status of schemes including completion of monthly financial forecasts.

Other responsibilities include procuring and letting sub-contract packages, managing sub-contractors with the site delivery team whilst on site and agreeing final accounts.

Candidate Specification
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Strong commercial awareness
• Team player, who has the ability to self-start and work independently
• Full driving licence
• Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
• A degree or other qualification in quantity surveying would be advantageous but is not essential
The successful applicant must be a good communicator and negotiator; with commercial awareness and good IT skills with experience of databases and Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of construction contracts is preferred