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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location Head Office
  • Responsible to Commercial Manager
  • Closing date 20 Jun 2020
  • Hours 38

You will play a key role in Mechanical & Electrical disciplines of building construction projects. Managing the costs from the early design plans, through to the Practical Completion & beyond and you will be responsible for securing the successful financial delivery of mechanical projects by controlling costs, progressing monthly valuations and managing variations and changes.

Person Specification

  • Factor
    Essential
    Desirable
  • Experience & Knowledge
    Essential
    Interpersonal Skills – Clear and Concise communicator with a positive demeanour. Awareness of other people and environment and own impact on these. Skilled with Team members and external Clients etc.
    Desirable
  • Tenacity – ability to stay with a problem or line of thought until the matter is settled or the objective is no longer reasonably obtainable; perseverance.
  • Ownership – Takes on responsibility for delivery of work tasks/ projects. Takes pride in achievement.
  • Decisiveness – readiness to evaluate alternatives, make decisions and judgements, and to take action.
  • Planned and organised – Establish and efficient course of action for self and for others that will allow attainment of deadlines and goals. Establish sense of urgency.
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to draw sound inferences from facts, recognise assumptions, discriminate between strong and weak arguments, reason logically, become aware of advantages and disadvantages of proposed action.
  • Proven record of delivering on-time quality work within budget and with minimal supervision.
  • Detail Handling – Tolerance for and ability to handle the details for the paperwork associated with the job.
  • Initiative – Actively influencing events rather than passively accepting; sees opportunities and acts on them. Originates action or ideas.
  • Key Experience and Qualifications
    Essential
    Third Level qualification in Quantity Surveying.
    Desirable
  • Working toward or have achieved Chartered status with RICS, CIOB or ICES.
  • 5 years post qualification experience in a surveying role, preferably within a building construction environment.
  • Exceptional IT literacy including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, as well as cost value reporting procedures.
  • Experience in the JCT form of contract administration from a client and Sub-Contractor perspective.
  • Commercial awareness and astute sense of commercial risks posed.

If you think you have the expertise and knowledge to fulfill this role.

Apply today by sending your CV

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