Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Girling Jones Ltd
£35000 - £45000/annum Package
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A renowned Sub-Contractor are looking to procure a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join their team based in Cheltenham. They are a leading facade installation contractor operating throughout the South of England and Wales. They have a substantial client base, that includes prestigious and award winning developers, national house builders and main contractors.

As a company they offer a range of services, including metal framing, insulated render, one-coat spray applied renders, and cladding systems.

My client are looking for a Quantity Surveyor with understanding and knowledge of working within an estimator role as well. This level of experience can be from 3/4 years up to 10 years, working for either a sub contractor or main contractor.

Your main duties will include:

* Take off drawings and produce quantities for tender production
* Create pricing spreadsheet for tenders and estimates
* Build up rates and use commercial acumen to prepare the tender
* Tender submission
* Contract negotiation
* Contract Management
* Take off for build packs
* Collate and produce the build packs (information for Contracts Managers)
* Build technical knowledge to help in specifications
* Liaise with all members of the team as well as external consultants/suppliers to ensure successful project progress
* Manage information flow with Contract Managers
* Materials ordering
* Raising applications/invoices and valuing works (weekly, fortnightly or monthly)
* Checking if there are any variations, costing and claiming from clients
* Attend meetings, site visits and develop good working relationships with other members of the construction team
* Monitor and ensure that contractual positions are protected and abided by
* Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
* Production and submission of O&M's for projects
* Production of quarterly management and cost reports
* Subcontractor and Supplier Management
* Agreeing rates and maintaining relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
* Labour only subcontractor payments
* Material buying and negotiating

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