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Job Ref:  204664708
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  North West
Salary:  £1 - £28000/annum Pension and Health Care
11/10/2016 08:59
Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Based in North Manchester - Heavy HVAC Projects - £28k Plus a range of great benefits

Our client is one of the UK's leading providers of HVAC and ventilation ductwork solutions, delivering projects throughout the UK ranging from Nuclear and Industrial Processes, to Healthcare, Retail, Commercial and Leisure. They have a need for an Assistant QS to join their team. Please see the below job description:


Responsible for assisting with the overall day to day management of the commercial and surveying aspects of new-build/install, refurbishment and design and build/install projects.


• Assist on Manage/monitor/report on all commercial aspects of projects
• Attend handover meeting to receive project from estimating/sales dept.
• Assist with the management and produce/take off Bill of Quants (BoQ)
• Assist with the cost control document using information from final agreed contract pricing documents
• Participate in identifying areas of risk/scope and develop/monitor with the project team
• Produce valuations/applications/claims in line with contract requirements
• Identify and secure reimbursement of variations to the contracted scope of works
• Maintain positive cash flow and maximise profitability on project
• Develop and maintain accurate cost reporting/monitoring/forecasting for:
• Preliminaries vs. budget
• Manufacturing cost vs. budget
• Installation works vs. budget
• Design cost vs. performance
• Increased cost/market trends
• Produce monthly status report (CVR) including items listed above
• Produce accurate internal cash flows for projects in line with published timetable
• Produce accurate external cash flows for projects in line with contract requirements
• Formulate a working relationship with all members of client team
• In conjunction with project team, select/agree subcontractor & materials supplier enquiry list
• Register and acknowledge receipt of all project enquiries from potential subcontractors and suppliers
• Participate in procurement of subcontract works packages and any material/equipment 'supply only' packages


• Recognised qualification in Quantity Surveying or construction related subject, BSc Degree preferable.
• Minimum 2 years recent work experience relating to above role and responsibilities
• Computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office packages
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
• Strong analytical and logical skills
• Able to work accurately with figures
• Ability to work at various locations in NW Europe
• Full UK/EU driving licence

If of interest please call Nick Bradley at Adepto Technical Recruitment on (Apply online only)
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