Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways

Recruiter
Morson (Southwark MI51)
Location
Guildford
Salary
£45k - £70k pa + Benefits
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Quantity Surveyors & Senior Quantity Surveyor. (Perm Contract)

Target: Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors, who specifically have experience working on Highways projects

Rewards: Negotiable and Competitive Salary plus Benefits D.O.E

Location: Guildford Surrey.

Timeline: Immediate interviews and start available.

My Client are one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms, They provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and their expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.

They have approximately 31,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts. They have offices worldwide.

They are now looking for a number of Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors, who specifically have experience working on Highways projects and are looking to join an expanding team based in Guildford Surrey.

The Role:

Quantity Surveyors aim are tasked with providing effective project control to ensure that the project is delivered on time within budget to the client's satisfaction and maximise all opportunities to enhance revenue. Experience of working on Highways and transportation projects will be essential for these positions.

Core Functions:

- Where applicable to mentor and support junior members of the project commercial team
- Measurement and Preparation of approximate BOQ from pre AFC drawings
- Preparation of Early stage /Sanction Grade Estimates
- Preparation and issue of enquiry documentation
- Bid Analysis
- Tender clarification meetings / award and contract documentation.· Setting up systems of project control ( drawings, specifications, engineering query, correspondence and change registers)
- Drafting of contractual correspondence.
- Communication of project control requirements and templates
- Establishment of baseline cost report and schedule
- Establishing project reporting requirements ( month end)· Management of the Project Cost Report including VOWD and Forecast at Completion
- Change management
- Re-measurement and agreement of current workscope.
- Agreement of VOWD with subcontractors and suppliers
- Subcontractor and supplier payments· Identification of potential claims.
- Drafting of contractual correspondence.
- Cashflow forecasts and updates.
- Accrual provisions.
- Chairing regular commercial meetings with key delivery contractors
- Active participation at client project performance reviews
- Active participation in regular review of project risks and opportunities to minimise outturn cost through Value Engineering and maximise opportunities for improved returns.
- Earned Value analysis i.e. planned vs. achieved vs. expended.
- Productivity/efficiency analysis/calculation (dependent on Contract style).
- Desired Skills/ Experience:
- Experienced in the use of major standard forms of Contract including NEC and FIDIC
- Commercial awareness
- Multi Discipline Capability
- Good MS Office Skills
- Clean Driving Licence
- Degree
- Membership of a relevant professional body (RICS/ACostE/CIOB)
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Experience in one or more of the following sectors:
- Oil and Gas / Petrochem
- Social housing
- Property
- Infrastructure
- Power and Utilities
- Energy