Graduate Quantity Surveyor

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Location
Surrey
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Graduate QS you will initially support the Commercial Team as detailed below. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and progress your career in this fast growing and exciting industry.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with estimating project values at different stages of the project, from concept design up to fixed price tenders including assisting with overall contractors’ proposals etc.
  • Help with formulating tender lists and assist in compiling tender documentation along with the rest of the design and project team.
  • Assist with procuring and placing sub-contract and supply orders in line with terms and conditions for the project.
  • Provide assistance with assessing overall project expenditure, including evaluating sub-contractors’ variations.
  • Help compiling project valuations including assessing sub-contractors’ assessments before payments are made.
  • Attend design review meetings to assess any cost implications and help in ensuring orders are placed in a timely manner.
  • Assist with monitoring order placement ensuring correct documentation are received from sub-contractors i.e. insurances details, warranties and sign contracts.
  • Cost reporting/cost control of internal resource and external sub-contractor, supplier and consultants to assess overall profitability of the project.
  • Support in compiling final account with client and assessing sub-contractors final accounts.

About You

  • An appropriate level of qualification.  e.g. a degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent, BTEC in Construction etc.
  • Ability to understand contractual requirements with good mathematical, administrative and analytical skills.
  • To communicate effectively and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Flexible approach, team player, driven with self-motivated attitude, and the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Packages, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Full, clean UK Driving Licence.

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