Quantity Surveyor
Livingston
DK010217QSL
Construction
Permanent

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Discipline: Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Surveying

Speciality: Commercial, Construction

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £ - £

Apply by: 01/03/2017

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a multi-disciplinary construction, refurb and fit-out contractor based in Livingston.

The company operate within the Industrial, Commercial and Retails sectors and manage contracts up to £5 million in value.

Role Description

  • Preparing all costs and estimates for tenders and current projects.
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is maintained and updated as appropriate, monitoring costs of ongoing projects and reporting on their profitability.
  • Attend scoping/survey meetings as required on select schemes along with Senior QS
  • Liaison with QS team throughout costing process/offer assistance as far as possible
  • Liaison with Contracts Management allocated to project to determine programme/works requirements
  • Review client issued scope of works/architect’s drawings to ensure that these include all works discussed at initial scoping meeting
  • Continue to pursue order coverage from PQS/Cost Manager
  • Obtain additional subcontractor quotes for packages.
  • Carry out subcontractor tender analysis
  • Agree works packages with favoured contractors and liaise with allocated QS to agree proposed subcontractors
  • Agree schedule of valuation dates with PQS/Cost Manager
  • Complete cash flow tracker for project
  • Liaise with Contracts Manager/allocated QS throughout construction period
  • Attend site regularly with Contracts Manager, progress meetings or adhoc site visits
  • Cost any variations/drawing revisions as they become apparent
  • Liaise with PQS/Cost Manager throughout construction phase to keep them up to speed with variations.
  • Obtain subcontract costs for any relevant variations, discuss and agree these with subcontractors and issue relevant instructions
  • Obtain subcontractor final accounts
  • Liaise with PQS/Cost Manager to agree project final account;
  • Obtain copy of invoices relating to agreed final account and add to invoice tracker
  • Assist Accounts department in pursuing any overdue payments through discussion with PQS/ Cost Manager if requested to do so
  • Agree Subcontract Final Accounts and Issue Final Account Payment Notices
  • Attend Post Project Review along and complete commercial section of review document along with allocated QS.

Skills & Attributes

  • Relevant qualification preferred such as degree or HND in Surveying;
  • Relevant demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements;
  • Computer literate with basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages;
  • First Aid at Work preferred
  • Driving license
  • Demonstrable ability to think ahead and use own initiative

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant qualification preferred such as degree or HND in Surveying;
  • Relevant demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements;
  • Computer literate with basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages;
  • First Aid at Work preferred
  • Driving license
  • Demonstrable ability to think ahead and use own initiative

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Preparing all costs and estimates for tenders and current projects.
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is maintained and updated as appropriate, monitoring costs of ongoing projects and reporting on their profitability.
  • Attend scoping/survey meetings as required on select schemes along with Senior QS
  • Liaison with QS team throughout costing process/offer assistance as far as possible
  • Liaison with Contracts Management allocated to project to determine programme/works requirements
  • Review client issued scope of works/architect’s drawings to ensure that these include all works discussed at initial scoping meeting
  • Continue to pursue order coverage from PQS/Cost Manager
  • Obtain additional subcontractor quotes for packages.
  • Carry out subcontractor tender analysis
  • Agree works packages with favoured contractors and liaise with allocated QS to agree proposed subcontractors
  • Agree schedule of valuation dates with PQS/Cost Manager
  • Complete cash flow tracker for project
  • Liaise with Contracts Manager/allocated QS throughout construction period
  • Attend site regularly with Contracts Manager, progress meetings or adhoc site visits
  • Cost any variations/drawing revisions as they become apparent
  • Liaise with PQS/Cost Manager throughout construction phase to keep them up to speed with variations.
  • Obtain subcontract costs for any relevant variations, discuss and agree these with subcontractors and issue relevant instructions
  • Obtain subcontractor final accounts
  • Liaise with PQS/Cost Manager to agree project final account;
  • Obtain copy of invoices relating to agreed final account and add to invoice tracker
  • Assist Accounts department in pursuing any overdue payments through discussion with PQS/ Cost Manager if requested to do so
  • Agree Subcontract Final Accounts and Issue Final Account Payment Notices
  • Attend Post Project Review along and complete commercial section of review document along with allocated QS.