Graduate Quantity Surveyor

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Recruiter
KCR Solutions
Location
Durham
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
24 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The trainee quantity surveyor will be expected to assist the Commercial Manger with the various day to day Estimating and Surveying tasks required to keep the commercial department running smoothly. The trainee quantity surveyor will be required work under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines. The trainee quantity surveyor will be required to handle a varied and at times unbalanced workload.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing tender documents and understanding the requirements of the specification/drawings
  • Taking quantities off drawings and producing accurate price estimates
  • Preparing tender submissions in the required format for submission to the Client
  • Liaising with Clients throughout the tendering process
  • Production of Site Handover Packs upon award of a new contract
  • Produce labour targets and material quantities
  • Recording and monitoring the progress of works on each site on a weekly basis
  • Processing timesheets and subcontract invoices
  • Identification, pricing and agreement of variations and dayworks
  • Providing support and dealing with enquiries from the Contracts Manager and other site based personnel
  • General administration duties including maintaining up to date matrices containing critical information relating to labour, materials, tender and client information
  • Monthly valuations of materials on site

About You

  • Ability to understand construction drawings and specifications
  • Strong maths skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft excel and understand/write complicated formula
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload