|Job Ref:||204589030||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||SY8 4NE||Address:||Salary:||£35000 - £40000/annum Benefits||Post Date:||24/10/2016 08:42|
Our client is a Principal Contractor with a varied portfolio of contracts.|
The Company is well established since 1990 by the current MD and the projects are a mixture of education, commercial & smaller residential developments.
The business is growing fast with sites around the Midlands, London and the South West.
There is an immediate need for an experienced Quantity Surveyor
The Candidate profile we are looking for;
QS / estimating background, ideally qualified
General construction & fit out experience preferable
Team player & able to offer & receive constructive feedback
Proven ability to plan their own workload, work efficiently, prioritise and self-manage
Must be keen to take ownership of a task or project and be responsible for ensuring it is completed accurately and within frequently tight deadlines
High level of IT literacy & well developed Microsoft Office & MS Project skills
Excellent communication skills, numeracy and literacy are ESSENTIAL
Based locally in a Herefordshire village and farm location.
Office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Principally desk based role using Windows IT systems - Excel worksheets principally.
Working primarily within the pre-contracts department, responsible to pre-contracts director.
Will likely involve some independent travel across the Midlands and the South of England, this may call for flexibility of working hours.
Pricing bills of quantities
Measuring & scheduling from drawings & schedules of works
Going out to market for labour, material & sub contractor prices
Meeting trades & labour on site to agree works packages to procure package quotes
Sourcing new suppliers
Supply chain management
Project planning & draft programming
Putting together construction package documents for handover to contracts department
Identifying / quoting variations
Producing / issuing valuations
Training & professional development is available & encouraged