Quantity Surveyor

Cordant Technical and Engineering
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor - Warrington - £40,000 / Excellent Package / Company Vehicle , 33 Days Holiday, Pension.

Excellent opportunity to join a large civil engineering and mechanical , electrical contractor with nearly 70 years experience.

Company Outline

This is your opportunity to join a national company with twelve strategically placed regional offices. The company provides solutions for the Civil Engineering , Building , Mechanical and Electrical engineering sectors.

Role Outline

The successful candidate will work together with the contract delivery team to ensure the profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting of schemes, within the Utilities division.


Proactive management of cash flow to meet divisional targets

Ensuring that cash flow is maximised

Prompt resolution of any delays and negotiations with suppliers

Preparing & presenting accurate cost to complete forecasts

Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams and proactively engage with them to reduce costs and increase value

Build client relationships and attend client offices to deal with final account issues through to resolution

Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with input from the operations teams

Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works

Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base

Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances

Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to, that risk to the business is minimised and that the requirements of legislation are met


At 3 years experience within a similar role within the Utilities Sector

Industry applicable qualification ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent

Commercial & contractual awareness with a proven track record of success

A good level of understanding of Microsoft packages

Self motivated with a can do attitude

Ability to work to deadlines & multitask



Company Car

Pension - 5%

Holiday - 33 days inclusive of statutory allowance




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Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.