Quantity Surveyor

Clarity Personnel
£35000 - £45000/annum
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client, a leading Civil Engineering contractor are looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor in the Yorkshire area, who will report to the

Senior Quantity Surveyor.

The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
• Advise on costs involved in building projects
• Evaluation of costs and advise on alternative proposals
• Advise on contract arrangements and conditions under which buildings will be constructed
• Evaluation of tenders and reporting thereon
• Provide advice on implications of different construction methods, materials etc
• Prepare bills of quantities
• Prepare final accounts
• 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 the Group's policies for risk management
• Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To 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 of Company policies including those for SHE and risk management
• Promote Company values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations
• Must have experience working on various Civil Engineering schemes including, Highways, Piling, Reinforced concrete.
• Experience working with NEC form of contract
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor