2021/04/09
Shrewsbury Outskirts
Permanent

Team4You are delighted to be recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor with estimating experience on behalf of our award winning client in the construction industry. Due to the location of my client and their sites some travel may be required and a full UK driver’s license is essential.

The role will be based at my clients head office and the projects will involve a mixture of housing and commercial projects up to approx. £10m. Offering a salary of £35,000 – £40,000, my client requires applicants to have the following:

  • 3 years surveying experience
  • Full UK driver’s license
  • A Level or Equivalent

You will be required to carry out all Quantity Surveyors duties. Please note, the list below is not an exhaustive list but an example of your day to day responsibilities: 

  • Estimating various types of projects from first principals by conducting take offs, generating and evaluating subcontractor and material enquiries
  • Generate tender reports for evaluation by directors/senior commercial representatives
  • Preparation of tender documentation for submission
  • Maintain all cost control procedures, and working within the guidelines set out within the policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required
  • Be responsible for all cost control procedures, including managing and controlling the budget and valuations by always updating the estimated final costs
  • Maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within contingency levels
  • Complete accurate costing for each aspect of site development
  • Analyse and report on costs and cash flow using the support systems available
  • Prepare tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Compile subcontractor recommendations for approval
  • Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, policy and procedures
  • Evaluate and agree variations and instructions
  • Liaise with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity
  • Attend all project and team meetings as required
  • Be responsible for accurately controlling all commercial aspects and responsibilities
  • Complete any other duties as required by the Senior Surveyor/Commercial Manager
  • Ensure compliance with company IT systems

To be successful in this role, we will be looking for:

  • Highly numerate with good attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills with good knowledge of systems currently used within the industry (Microsoft Office, experience with Causeway Estimating is preferred)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
  • Team player, and supportive of colleagues