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Job Ref:  BDPORTCIv2
Employer:  Randstad
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Portsmouth
Post Code:  PO2
Salary:  £ 38,000 - £ 45,000 per year
26/10/2016 16:01
Senior Quantity Surveyor (Civil Engineering)
Up to £45,000
Are you a highly driven and motivated Quantity Surveyor seeking a new career? Are you looking for an employer that will offer you excellent benefits and clear career progression? Do you have previous experience within civil engineering highway maintenance? STOP! Don't look anywhere else; we have the perfect role for you which you can start right now.
An exciting opportunity has arisen, to join an established, successful and exciting main contractor in the Highways Sector; we are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor, who is motivated, great work ethic, and focused. They will be based in the Portsmouth area. They are looking for someone who has previous experience, ideally with lots of experience in Civils, Highways/ infrastructure background.

* Salary up to £45,000
* 26 days holiday - goes up to 30 days
* Work within a lively and busy environment
* Flexi working hours
* Work place nursery and Childcare vouchers
* Great company pension
* Superb training
* Amazing discounts
This role is a very varied position, some of your duties will be:

* Review and negotiate with the service provider to regularly update the contract Schedule of Rates. Expand the scope to incorporate various rogue items into the re-negotiated Schedule of Rates.
* Responsible for accurately taking off quantities, preparing BOQ's, estimates and specifications to enable the service provider to submit precise quotations for all types of highway and structures projects.
* Assist Engineers with the measurement of construction work on site and provide reasoned recommendations for interim and final account payments.
* Prepare estimates for commuted sums due from developers for works adopted into the highway network.
* Agree change event figures with the service provider when capital improvement works on the highway network have been completed.
* Update and maintain database of projects, change events and adoptions where applicable to the maintained highway network.
If you are interested in joining their team you first must:

* A degree or diploma in Quantity surveying
* Good analytical and problem solving skills
* RICS or ICES qualified
* 10 years' experience of taking a lead role on civil engineering highway maintenance projects
* Excellent contract financial management skills
* A good understanding of all stages of civil engineering design and construction including relevant acts/legislation
* Substantial knowledge & understanding of civil engineering contracts, particularly ICE 6th and 7th Edition and the NEC 3 suite of contracts
* Thorough understanding of Methods of Measurement
* The ability to deliver project responsibilities with minimal supervision
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* An ability to organise and prioritise assigned tasks to meet the set objectives
* The self-motivation to keep up to date with current legislation and to undertake career development
This is a fantastic opportunity for a career minded individual who is seeking progression and development with a market leading organisation.
This role will be open for the next couple of weeks, so if you are interested in applying for this great position, please do not hesitate to apply by using the button below. Alternatively please call and speak with Becky Davage on NA0 if you are interested.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.
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