Quantity Surveyor in United Kingdom

Applying for the Quantity Surveyor role

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £50,000 - £51,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Construction & Property
Sub Sector: Quantity Surveyor/PQS
Job Reference No: NW9QuantitySurveyor070219

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: London, NW9 6TD

Position: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP55,000 /year

The Quantity Surveyor oversees costs, value and reducing financial risks for construction projects. They will create valuations of works at regular intervals and apply for payment.

A Quantity Surveyor can expect to work regular working hours with occasional travel to various sites, maintaining a steady schedule. These jobs range from residential projects to large scale infrastructure jobs such as deep drainage and multi utility packages.

Responsibilities of a Quantity Surveyor

While duties may vary depending on the size of a project, the Quantity Surveyor can expect their day to day responsibilities to include:

- Communicating with Clients: Determining client`s needs and develop plans based on those needs.
- Calculating Costs: To remain in budget, considering the costs of materials, time, and labour. Assessing where there is the need to cut costs.
- Creating Reports: Creating documentation that tracks the financial costs and revenue for a project.
- Assigning Work Schedules: Developing work schedules to ensure a project stays on track.
- Risk Management: Identifying potential risks and establishing plans to reduce risks.
- Adhere to Legal Matters: Understanding the basic requirements of the contract and follow the Line Managers advice on other contractual items.

The Quantity Surveyor will also be involved in;

- Sub-contract management, procurement and negotiation.
- Valuations and supervision of sub-contracts.
- Management of projects to final accounts stage.
- Reporting to management.
- Management of client variation records and supervision of variation process.

The ideal candidate for the Quantity Surveyor role would;

- Have a desire to continuously progress and develop professionally to reach their potential.
- Have a passion for people and processes.
- Be able to deal in small daily matters, as well as larger aims and setting goals.
- Adopt a systematic and organised approach to work.

- Be proficient in Excel to build financial projections, charts and reports in a timely fashion.
- Previous experience in Groundworks and Civil Engineering.
- Quantity Surveying related Degree

Next Steps

To apply to our vacancy for a Quantity Surveyor, please click on Apply to be taken to the LILIUM application page to submit a copy of your CV for consideration.

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