Senior Quantity Surveyor
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : £50000 – £60000/annum Exceptional company benefits
My client is a Regional Civil Engineering and Building Contractor with several offices throughout the UK.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior QS to join the East Anglia team which focussed on projects in the region with the initial project being located near Colchester in Essex.
The project is valued at Circa £2.2m in value and is a Section 278 project involving highways works, drainage, utilities etc.
The successful candidate will be mostly site based alongside an expereinced Project Manager and supported by an Assistant QS, although there will be an opportunity to work from home also.
The value of the projects that the company undertakes generally ranges from £500k to around £10m in value.
The company specialises in construction works for Public Authorities including county and district councils, government departments, statutory authorities, harbour boards and Network Rail.
They prefer to engage directly with the employer, however, they are also employed as a subcontractor to large national companies.
The Senior QS will report to the Commercial Manager and will be responsible for working closely with site management teams to ensure contract objectives and margins are met.
The ideal candidate will have a sound working knowledge of groundworks, civil works, Section 278 works,.
The successful Quantity Surveyor / Senior QS will have:
* A relevant professional Quantity Surveying qualification or proficient management experience within the construction industry
* Working knowledge of NEC 3 and JCT Conditions of Contract
* Ability to undertake site measures when required
* Ability to work clearly and accurately under pressure and tight timescales
* Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills
The salary is dependent on experience and the client is looking for individuals who can demonstrate good knowledge of construction, clarity of information and provide a solid level of detail as well the capacity to run a project commercially without persistent guidance.
In return, my client offers a competitive salary, company car, holiday (increasing with promotion and length of service) plus statutory entitlement, auto enrolment company pension scheme, private healthcare and onsite parking
- Address Essex