Quantity Surveyor

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Closing Date: 31/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time, Shift
Location Redcar & Cleveland
Salary £55k+
Company SeAH Wind

Job Description

Teesworks Skills Academy is delighted to be working with K2 Construction Management on the recruitment of an experienced experience Quantity Surveyor to join their team. You will be working in Tees Valley working on the prestigious development of the UKs largest monopile manufacturing facility at Teesworks.

Our client is looking for an individual who will embrace and strive against the company four core values: Integrity, collaboration, communication and empowerment. Given the high complex, dynamic contract structure of the scheme, stakeholder holder management and collaboration is key. The project team are looking for well versed and articulate communicators with a professional attitude toward new ways of working within the built environment. Furthermore, the project team are looking for committed talent, who embrace longevity within their role, and look to be part of an innovative project team.

Visit the K2 website for reference here.

The main purpose of the role is to manage the cost of all construction projects – from initial estimates, right through to the final acquisition of materials and bills of quantity, whilst ensuring clients are provided with quality service.

Obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated planned and preventative projects/contracts.

Whilst liaising with contractors, suppliers and clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/contracts.

Liasing with the companies estimators.

You will be responsible for:

  • To act in the full professional capacity as a project QS & lead projects to ensure they are completed within a set budget
  • Work autonomously by leading on cost planning and control of projects, whilst having the ability to make ultimate decisions on the financial management of projects
  • To undertake all aspects of cost planning and analysis, life cycle costing and budgetary control
  • Providing cost advice at inception and feasibility stages of projects and when bidding for funding from external sources
  • To liaise with both internal and external clients dealing with queries and requests for information, as well as providing advice necessary to control costs and to maintain profitability for all projects
  • Receive working drawings and specifications before leading in the preparation of tender documents including schedules & bills of quantities, to meet client requirements
  • Ensuring that costs are kept within the approved cost plan and budget
  • To analyse tenders and prepare reports for acceptance
  • Ensure that aspects of Health and Safety are properly observed in the office and on site and any other appointed duties are carried out in accordance with the C.D.M. Regs
  • To understand the H&S responsibilities which fall within a manager’s role and the personal H&S responsibilities
  • To ensure that all activities are operated in accordance with legislation and Best Practice

Job Summary / PerformanceObjective to achieve

  • Assist with construction and contract administration and settlement of construction disputes
  • Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
  • Cost estimation, cost evaluation, cost comparison, assist and report to Contract manager

Task & Responsibility

  • Assist with the preparation of tender documents, bills of quantities, contract document, analysetenders
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates, cost planning& analysis and cash flow forecasts
  • Assist in the preparation of advice on contract procurement
  • Regular reporting to clients regarding project progress and any issues that have arisen
  • Track all payments made for both labourand materials
  • Ability to measure works on site and from drawings including competence with electronic measurement systems
  • Preparation and submit main-contractor’s progress claim to the client
  • Regular evaluation and reporting monthly to client regarding project progress and any issues that have arisen

About you

  • You will be an energetic self-starter, who will contribute to a busy, high performing team
  • You will have a mininum of 6 years experience in the construction sector
  • An experienced and Quantity Surveyor ideally with a background in the construction of large multi-million pound projects

Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, or recognized conversion Diploma/Degree or a Construction/Engineering degree
  • Ideally possess or working towards MRICS
  • Bachelor Degree holder in Quantity Surveying discipline or equivalent
  • Practical experience in working on large-scale manufacturingfacility projects is advantageous
  • Knowledge of standard methods of measurement for construction works
  • (Senior)Over10 years experience in an QS career / (QS) over 5 years / (Junior) over 3 years

Company benefits include:

  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company profit sharing bonus scheme
  • Company funded company healthcare programme
  • Core hours of 7.30am to 5.00pm

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