Special Works Quantity Surveyor

Bennett and Game Recruitment LTD
Bury St. Edmunds
£45000 - £65000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Profile for Special Works Quantity Surveyor - JL56611

Special Works Quantity Surveyor required. Our client is a well established building services company who specialise in the contract works, special works, plumbing and heating, and build and design areas of building services in the domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors with projects budgets ranging from £20,000 to £3 million plus. Our client is looking for a Special Works Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding special works division. The ideal candidate will be based locally to the Bury St. Edmunds area, with most projects and sites being up to 30 miles of the area.

The Special Works Quantity Surveyor will be required to develop work opportunities, meet potential customers and consultants, discuss and agree work requirements, measure and prepare quotations for extensions, alterations, new build, insurance works, maintenance and repair works. Projects range from high end domestic extensions to Grade 1 listed commercial building restorations with budgets ranging from £20-40k up to £700k.

The role is crucial to the continued success of the Special Works department and will require close liaison with a skilled and capable workforce and the department works managers, as well as assisting in the handling of interim valuations, subcontract measuring and payment, recording and valuing variations through to final account submission.

Good practical knowledge of current and heritage building techniques is required, with relevant previous experience within a similar role advantageous.

Special Works Quantity Surveyor Position Overview

Special Works Quantity Surveyor required for a well established building services company, specialising in the Special Works department working on high end domestic to listed and heritage buildings. Good practical knowledge of current and heritage building techniques is required.

Special Works Quantity Surveyor Position Requirements

* Practical knowledge of estimating and quantity surveying procedures
* Growing workload and profitability and to win repeat business
* Experience in developing and maintaining a client base
* Experience in measuring and preparing quotations from enquiry to tender submission
* Experience in estimating work accurately and analytically
* Experience in managing financial aspects of work wins by programming, budgeting, assisting sub contactor purchase, and preparing final accounts and cash flow predictions.
* Design knowledge advantageous
* Based locally to Bury St. Edmunds

Special Works Quantity Surveyor Position Remuneration

* £45k - £65k plus (DOE)
* 22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
* Company Pension

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