Quantity Surveyor

January 28, 2019
Job Type
Ref No
£50 - 55K + car or car allowance + pension + holidays


About this Role:

Quantity Surveyor required to work for the Special Works Division based out of Dorset covering projects throughout the region.

Projects range in value from £50K - £4M and include refurbishments and new build projects across multiple sectors.

The projects are both framework and main contract so you will need experience of both.

You will need to have worked on projects as the lead QS from pre-construction to final accounts as well as having worked on tenders therefore having the ability to estimate.

You will be working within a small team and as such you will be required to “muck in” with all aspects of the project.

This role will be reporting into the Regional Manager and will be working with 1 other Quantity Surveyors and 1 estimator.

The benefit of this role is that being part of a bigger company you will also have the support of a larger resource pool when required.

Your role will involve but will not be limited to:

Pre Contract:

Attending pre commencement / pre contract meetings

Attend meetings regarding all financial control procedures associated with the design development to ensure the recording of perceived risks and opportunities in the bid as required.

Post Contract:

Financial reporting and control

Continually monitor and review, in detail costs and values of the works at hand.

Produce turnover and contribution forecasts.

Ensure that the financial reports are produced and submitted in line with the company’s reporting timetable.

Attend regular review and control meetings.

Design management:

Liaise closely with the Design team manager regarding cost implications of design changes to provide feedback to the Project manager and Commercial manager.

Carry out checks to ensure design drawings are in accordance with the clients requirements and contractors requirements.

Management of Risk

Contract Review and production Meetings

Surveyor Review Meetings

Main Contract and External Valuations and Final Accounts

Management of Consultants and Subcontractors

Feedback to the Commercial manager of any price elements or unit prices which are considered to be seriously at variance with cost, giving details of shortfall.

Provide constructive comments on improving efficiency.

Provide feedback on poorly performing subcontractors, suppliers and consultants.

About the Company/Client/Project:

Regional contractor with a turnover of £120M

Working on projects ranging from £10K – £20M within the commercial, education, health, industrial and residential sectors.

The special works division focus on projects from £50k - £4M

Frameworks and main contract projects secured for 2019

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will ideally have worked for a regional contractor and have experience of special works new build and refurbishment projects.

You will have run your own projects from pre-construction to final accounts

You must be flexible to work across the whole team and support your co-workers on projects when required.

You will be degree qualified from a construction background or hold a HNC/HND in construction.

Apply by sending your CV to sarah@alltekrecruit.com

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

alltek specialise in Building and Construction and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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