Role details

Quantity Surveyor

Birmingham   •   £40,000 - £46,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading demolition construction contractor
  • Large order book and growth plans

About Our Client

Our client is a leading provider of specialist demolition services, are a growing business with a large pipeline of projects moving forward

Job Description

The main responsibilities of the Quantity Surveyor will be to:

Commercial Duties

  • Review proposed contract terms and conditions, employer's requirements, drawings, warranties, bonds and all other contractual documentation and provide commercial advice and contractual / commercial solutions to facilitate amenable resolution.
  • Provide ongoing commercial and contractual advice during the life cycle of the project
  • Attend all pre-contract and post contract meetings
  • Monitor, record, value and agree instructions and variations with the client, ensuring compliance with contractual requirements in relation to change order procedures.
  • Prepare, submit and agree monthly external valuations with the client and track / oversee settlement of monthly interim payments.
  • Ensure timely agreement of final account with the client.
  • Accurately monitor costs on each project and prepare cost value reconciliation in accordance with accounting timetable
  • Where required, have an active and constructive involvement with dispute resolution.
  • Prepare and issue tender enquiry packages to sub-contact trade contractors
  • Draft and agree sub-contact terms and conditions, place sub-contact orders and administrate sub-contact trade contractors.
  • Check and verify all sub-contact applications for payment and invoices and authorise payment at appropriate intervals.
  • Negotiate and agree sub-contact final accounts

Project Co-ordination Duties

  • Liaise with the client and/or their representatives to ensure that appropriate permissions, notifications and associated paperwork are in place prior to commencement of works on site.
  • Liaise with the client/others to ensure compliance with specification and statutory requirements.
  • Attendance at all pre-commencement and post contract meetings
  • Prepare, agree and update contract programme of works
  • Liaise with the appropriate relevant statutory providers to procure the disconnection / diversion of existing services prior to commencement of works
  • Administration of pre-commencement information, including H&S paperwork, collation of appropriate notifications, and identification of remaining services and/or service disconnection confirmation and preparation of site pack drawings etc.
  • Prepare, sign off and issue site pack information to the contracts department prior to commencement of works
  • Continual liaison with the contracts director and larger project team throughout the duration of each project to ensure all alterations and changes in information are communicated in a timely manner.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will ideally have:

- Applicants will have preferably obtained relevant vocational qualifications including but not limited to ONC or HNC in Building (or similar) and a Degree in Quantity Surveying.

- Experience of Project Management or liaising on Site with various clients

- Experience within a contractor or subcontractor environment

What's on Offer

£40000 to £46000 + car + pension + healthcare

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