Quantity Surveyor

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Ref: /VAC/56913

Job Type Permanent
Start Date ASAP
Location Kendal
Salary Negotiable
Contact Elizabeth Tagg

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Kendal

Salary: Negotiable

Main Purpose:

To assist Senior Quantity Surveyor in their role and commence undertaking own minor contracts and specific tasks to other contracts for Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Skills Required

  • NVQ Level 3, A Level's, HNC, Degree or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Good knowledge including Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong attention to detail Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Main Responsibilities:

  • Measure every material/quantity required for site by analysing drawings.
  • Liaise with subcontractors for quotations.
  • Compare prices from different costs
  • Chase subcontractors for prices.
  • Prepare Subcontract orders for approval by Senior QS.
  • Prepare subcontract payments with current contracts and final accounts/ check retention value.
  • Pass quotation costs to Senior Quantity Surveyor for authorisation, approval or feedback.
  • Adhere to budgets and source quotations which provide best value and best quality.
  • Pass procurement information to relevant Quantity Surveyor for approval.
  • Input cost data for subcontractors.
  • Monitor and review quotations and costs and where necessary negotiate with subcontractors to secure best value and best quality.
  • Liaise with subcontractors on site work issues.
  • Visit site to observe progress of works including recording any subcontract issues.
  • Attend progress meetings.
  • To consult with Quantity Surveyor for continuous mentoring support including discussing good practice and work-related issues on a daily basis.
  • Progress own minor contracts from commencement through to completion including undertaking all roles as done by a Quantity Surveyor requesting assistance where required.
  • Providing monthly budgets recently for own contracts.
  • Develop writing correspondence to subcontractors on site issues including ensuring specific outcomes in discussion with Quantity Surveyor.
  • Develop knowledge of filing system for subcontractors' correspondence for site.
  • Control the drawings issued from the office rack and ensures other Assistant Quantity
  • Surveyors/ Trainee Quantity Surveyors comply with their duties for placing and sorting of the drawings as required.

In return you will recieve a negotiable salary, 20 days holiday plus the 8 bank holidays.

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV to Elizabeth.tagg@velosi-intec.com, or call Elizabeth on 01524 86 55 51 for more information.

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Intec (UK) Ltd was established in 1980 by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver Global Recruitment Solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Rail, Construction and Aerospace Sectors for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors. Intec (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

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