Quantity Surveyor (Roads & Structures)

Recruiter
TechEng
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£25000 - £40000/annum company car
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor (Roads & Structures)

£25-40k + company car

Location: Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

Our Highways client is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality & safety on a range of contracts. You will be working with a Graduate QS, SQS and Commercial Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
* Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract / workstream performance data
* Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement company policies for risk management
* Support the authorisation and submission of project variations.
* Authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders
* Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
* Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.
* Implement all company policies including those for SHE and risk management

Requirements:

Essential:

* Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
* Experience within a similar role
* Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel

Desirable:

* Ideally have highways experience

*TechEng Ltd is an employment agency for permanent work and employment business for the supply of contract / temporary work