Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dan Barfoot

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  • Contact phone:

    01225 805080

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Quantity Surveyor / Estimator
Near Marlborough
Salary £40-55k DOE
My Client, a well-established building contractor with extensive experience is currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator to join their successful business.
You will be working on some exciting projects such as Bespoke Renovations, Extensions and New Builds. They have a spectacular portfolio and win a lot of work from recommendation and repeat projects with values from £300k to 3 million.
The Ideal candidate will be industry qualified to work as a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator is essential. Ideally, you will also have a strong mathematical background as well as be comfortable presenting not just tender submissions but also quality submissions to high-level clients.
You will also be tasked with sourcing new tendering opportunities as well as obtaining the best possible prices on Labour and Materials.
  • You will have an eye for detail, fully understanding the QS role and able to work to budgets given.
  • You will be highly experienced in procurement and tendering
  • You will have front-line experience of buying and negotiating
  • Having cost correctly you will be experienced in then delivering to those costs
  • You will have excellent construction technology knowledge
  • You will be keen for a challenge
  • You will have excellent communications skills and be comfortable liaising with high net worth clients, subcontractors and suppliers
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Value engineering / commercial management
  • Producing detailed preliminary cost budgets, feasibility studies, BOQ’s/SOR’s and cash flow forecasts for new projects
  • Drafting and coordinating JCT contracts for Design & Build projects
  • Sub-contract tendering and procurement including the production of detailed tender packages based on construction drawings and specifications
  • Material/supply tendering including the production of detailed tender packages based on construction drawings and specifications
  • Delivering
  • Monitoring and explaining cost movements, production of monthly cost reports
  • Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts
To be considered for the role my client is requesting a cover letter explaining your experience and why you think you would be suitable for this opportunity, making sure you explain any relevant experience.