Graduate Quantity Surveyor - Rail Department - Golborne

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager (or equivalent) in all commercial and contractual aspects of the projects.

Key Duties:

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Assist in the preparation of internal Cost/Value Reports on a monthly basis to satisfy the requirements of the Commercial Manager and any other reports which may be required.
  • Prepare Valuations/Applications for Payment on a monthly basis with full supporting documentation in an efficient and timely manner and in accordance with the contract.
  • Prepare Cost Reports to the Client on a monthly basis with full supporting documentation.
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material Procurement Schedules.
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
  • Preparation of Early Warning Notices and associated registers.
  • Assist in the identification and substantiation of Compensation Events/variations, etc.
  • Identifying commercial risks and opportunities and carrying out value engineering exercises.
  • To encourage and develop a culture of contractual awareness and ensure that the full contractual entitlement is achieved by rigidly maintaining records, contractual notifications, change control, etc.
  • To utilise internal costing system to help improve cost control and financial/commercial reporting and utilise the system to its full potential.
  • To strictly follow all relevant Group Procedures.
  • Implement a robust system of site records for all labour, plant, materials, staff, etc as support for cost substantiation in the event of change and or delays to the contract Works.
  • Review the agreed system of cost allocation/coding which satisfies both internal and external requirements.
  • Preparation of earned value calculations and detailed projected project outturn costs on a monthly basis.
  • Re measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required.
  • Attend internal financial meetings as and when required.
  • Preparation of project final accounts
  • Undertake any other work as required of you.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree qualification (construction related)
  • CSCS (White / Gold Card)
  • Full driving license.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Mar 31, 2017
  • Salary: £27,000 + package
  • Location: Golborne (Greater Manchester)
  • Region: North West
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Structural

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