Quantity Surveyor

Interaction Construction
£35k - 40k per year
02 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
I am looking for a quantity surveyor with estimating skills to join a thriving local contractor based on the outskirts of Exeter. They are a company working in the construction industry specialising in building and carpentry with more than 10 years of experience, operating throughout the South West. They provide a full range of services including design, build, refurbishment, restoration and maintenance for both public and private sectors. They employ up to 40 carpenters and run projects from the low £000s in value up to £3million. They maintain an excellent standard of Health and Safety performance and are proud to be CHAS accredited. There is a good basic salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 and mileage will be paid for any site visits. In return they are looking for a Q/S with good general construction knowledge a demonstrable track record on new build, refurb and heritage schemes. Location Based in their office on the outskirts of Exeter, with regular site visits; own transport essential (mileage paid). Estimating Preparing tender documents, including BoQs Preparing contract documents between client and Eaton Carpentry Preparation and analysing costings for tenders Establishing / maintaining good working relationships with contractors and clients Allocating works to subcontractors, different trades, rates, etc. Projects Involvement in projects from start (estimating) to finish (final accounts) Ensuring all variations are picked up on site Responding quickly to contractors queries, i.e. pricing extras, queries, back up information Measures on site Understanding contracts Preparing applications Agreeing and finalising accounts Contractual claims Maintain high quality standards and program Project budgets and targets Understanding of statutory building regulations Cost analysis throughout job Valuing completed works by subcontractors and arranging payments Identifying risk control Understanding implications of H&S regulations Essential skills Confident use of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel Take measures Understanding of drawings and plans Previous experience of Project Management Clean driving licence This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74590659