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Quantity Surveyor

The role & about the client:

On behalf of our client, ITS Building People (Southampton) are searching for an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join a bespoke house builder based in Reading.

Due to sustained and continuous growth as well as an order book stretching well past 2023 they are looking to add to their commercial team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated
  • Produce quarterly valuations and complete material ‘cost to complete’ exercises for each site the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for.
  • Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off.
  • Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation to comply with Group Commercial Policy.
  • Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors.
  • Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors.
  • Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required.
  • Maintain trade specifications.
  • Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary.
  • Manage Professional Fees Budget.
  • Assist with material buying when required.
  • Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-off’s for land appraisals when required

The ideal candidate

They require a candidate with excellent analytical, numerical, presentational, and interpersonal skills, who should be willing to take responsibility, build strong client relationships and demonstrate a real enthusiasm for the role.

You will have a true passion for Groundworks & Civils, be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. You will be able to influence and manage external consultants in a professional manner and be capable of working in collaboration with the wider team. You will show initiative to get things done, will actively manage your personal development, seek opportunities to progress and learn and share your experiences with your team.

Essential Qualifications/ experience required/ specific requirements for the role:

  • Construction/Building related HNC or higher qualification (Or equivalent)
  • Groundworks or Civil Engineering experience
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form.
  • Produce accurate commercial reports.
  • Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office.
  • Good time management
  • Ability to make decisions within authority.
  • Able to read, understand and measure from Working Drawings.

*Where a range of rate of pay is quoted the level of experience, qualifications & related training required is the minimum required in order to qualify for the lowest rate of pay quoted*

If this might be a role that you could be interested in, please submit your CV to us today or contact 07435735610

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