Quantity Surveyor

Calibre Search
£33000.0 - £43000.00 per annum
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are an experienced and diverse Quantity Surveyor looking for a new challenge within the new build residential sector then look no further.

This role is perfect for a Quantity Surveyor who is looking for a permanent position that will allow a good mix of challenging and exciting projects with an established and respected main contractor.

What will you be working on?? Well the client are specialist's within the new build housing market. The projects they work on are always built to the highest standard with every customer left satisfied with their purchase.

So what do we need from you??

As an experienced Quantity Surveyor you will have the following skills/attributes and qualifications:

* Full commercial management of housing projects
* Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise. Prime costs to include but not restricted to house pricing, labour costs, site work operations and remediation work
* Provide a detailed cost budget and share with Site Project Team at the appropriate time.
* Detail a labour cost schedule including anticipated target hours.
* Maintain schedules of quantities and price them individually for prime cost budget.
* Monitor and report costs
* Complete the apportionment of total prime costs to individual plots and produce a profit analysis for the Director
* Negotiate and place orders for labour and material sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants on a competitive tender basis
* Monitor and explain all cost movements
* Assist in the preparation of Site Budgets for authorisation by BUMT at the appropriate time
* Responsible for procurement of subcontractors, including payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts
* Undertake valuations of production at budgeted cost on a monthly basis and split the cost of profit completions and potential future profit to estimate a value for work in progress
* Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director
* Forecast final accounts
* Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
* Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies
* Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant meeting as required under the Company's Operating framework
* Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems
* Develop good relations and act with integrity
* Make informed decisions
* Be well planned and organised
* Be passionate about customers
* Previous experience in the discipline within the house building industry
* IT literate
* Reasonable knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements
* Industry related business qualification

If this is you then what are you waiting for?

Apply now or contact Sam Sykes in the Leeds office for more info.

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