Quantity Surveyor £45 -£55 - Bradford

YourSales - Construction
Ref: 156 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2019
LinkedIn ShareShare
More

YourSales Recruitment is bringing you this Quantity Surveyor role for a well-respected client within the industry. 

The Company
Our Client is a privately owned, multi-discipline, award-winning Main Contractor working across the m62 corridor, They offer a full range of professional construction, design, and building services. Together the Group offers unrivaled service to the industrial, commercial and retail and food production markets for both new build and refurbishment projects.
 

Scope and Remit
The QS will be responsible for preparing all costs and estimates for tenders and current projects. They will also be responsible for ensuring all relevant documentation is maintained and updated as appropriate, monitoring costs of ongoing projects and reporting on their profitability.
 

Job description
  •  Present themselves and the business in a professional manner at all times
  •  Support site teams and Assistant/Senior Quantity Surveyors in delivering the aims of the business
  •  Ensure Company policies and procedures are being adhered to
  • Manage and mentor AQS as required;
  • Promote team building;
  •  Provide support to AQS as required;
  •  Oversee a number of projects with the support from a Senior CM
  •  Assist the contracts team to maintain/achieve the contract program
  •  Be commercially aware;
  •  Share & quote;best practice & quote
  •  Actively engage in team building/team working throughout the business
  •  Undertake additional responsibilities as required by the Business.

Costing Stage
  •  Attend scoping/ survey meetings as required on select schemes (along with Senior QS when necessary)
  •  Request that a Tender File is created for a project in “LINK” and job number is allocated;
  •  Request that the job number is then replicated in Focal Point
  •  Liaison with PQS/ Cost Manager throughout the costing process/ offer assistance as far as possible
  •  Liaison with Contracts Management allocated to project to determine program/ works requirements
  •  Review client issued scope of works/ architect drawings to ensure that these include all works discussed at the initial scoping meeting;
  •  Liaison with Contracts Manager/ H&S on any project specific issues e.g. specialist access, controlled processes, etc
  •  Formulation of costing doc using SOR/ Negotiated rates, supplemented with budget costs, quotes and subs quotes
  •  Settlement of cost plan with allocated Senior QS/ Account Commercial Lead prior to submission to the client / PQS
  •  Agreement of costing doc/ contract sum with PQS including attendance at any cost plan reviews
  •  Liaison with PQS / Cost Manager to acquire order/ LOI coverage to allow early procurement of Long lead items;
  •  Ensure all costing / tender documentation is filed within the appropriate document pools on LINK;
  •  Assist in the production a of request for information as necessary;
  •  For traditionally tendered projects carry out roles and responsibilities set out by bid team specific to each tender.
     
Pre-Construction
  •  Request that the tender set up above is converted to a project on LINK
  •  Continue to pursue order coverage from PQS/ Cost Manager if this has not yet been received
  •  Ensure that any client orders received are filed within the appropriate document pool in LINK and a copy passed to Central Finance to be logged on the order book
  •  Ensure that construction issue drawings reflect the agreed scope which has been included in the agreed/ approved costing doc; Issue RFI where appropriate to query any changes
  •  Split costing doc into relevant work packages and through discussion with Contracts Manager decide which packages are to subcontracted
  •  Obtain additional subcontractor quotes for these packages / again this can be assisted by Contracts Manager; Where possible the SCT tendering module on LINK should be utilized
  •  Carry out subcontractor tender analysis
  •  Agree on works packages with favored contractors and place subcontract orders via Focal Point in line with guidance notes QS034
  •  Complete initial budget review of the scheme on Focal Point to create a profit plan, this should include the creation of a cost and sale budget for the scheme which will generate the forecast GrosS Margin in line with guidance notes QS031
  •  Agree on a schedule of valuation dates with PQS / Cost Manage
  •  Create Subs Scope Summary document for the issue to the Site team, the hidden value on the order function of Focal Point can be used for this;
  •  Ensure all commercial Pre Construction documentation is filed within the appropriate document pools on LINK
     
Construction
  •  Liaise with Contracts Manager throughout the construction period to discuss any changes to the project
  •  Attend site regularly with Contracts Manager, progress meetings or ad-hoc site visits
  •  Collate all Daily Labour Allocation sheets for use in costing variations
  •  Cost any variations / drawing revisions as they become apparent
  •  Ensure that a change control process is adopted and that the client/ PQS are updated regularly with all/ any changes to the project
  •  Liaise with PQS/ Cost Manager throughout the construction phase to keep them up to speed with variations through the use of Adds/ Omits tracker
  •  Ensure that the appropriate instructions are received for all variations be they Architect, H&S,  or CM Instructions etc
  •  Obtain subcontract costs for any relevant variations, discuss and agree on these with subcontractors and issue relevant instructions
  •  Obtain copies of invoices relating to valuations and file within the appropriate document pool on LINK
  •  Assist the Accounts department in pursuing any overdue payments through discussion with PQS/ Cost Manager should this be requested
  •  Review subcontract payment applications and issue payment notices at each valuation, ensure that all subcontractor applications are logged on the appropriate subcontractor application log on receipt. Payment notices should be issued via Focal Point in line with guidance notes QS035
  •  Ensure that any variations to the subcontract accounts are reflected through amendments to the subcontract order values on Focal Point
  •  Complete CVC’s for each project in line with the CVC Guidance notes QS032;
  •  Ensure all commercial Construction Phase documentation is filed within the appropriate document pools on LINK
  •  Manage client expectations in terms of cost
  •  Attend PC meeting as necessary - this is work stream dependant
  •  Regularly communicate progress to Senior QS and Commercial Manager.

Post Contract
  •  Review project snagging list to determine which works are snags and which are additional identify any additional to the PQS / Cost Manager
  •  Obtain subcontractor final accounts 
  •  Compile and submit project final account/ liaise with CM to ensure that all works are included in the final account prior to submission
  •  Liaise with PQS/ Cost Manager to agree on project final account;
  •  Obtain a copy of invoice relating to agreed final account and file within the appropriate document pool on LINK
  •  Assist the Accounts department in pursuing any overdue payments through discussion with PQS/ Cost Manager if requested to do so
  •  Agree on Subcontract Final Accounts and Issue Final Account Payment Notices, ensure that all subcontractor applications are logged on the appropriate subcontractor application log on
  • Payment notices should be issued via Focal Point in line with guidance notes QS035
  •  Closeout any remaining balances on the subcontract orders on Focal Point to match the agreed final account values;
  •  Manage the procedure to ensure any snags are attended to promptly
  •  Along with CM pursue the release of MGD Certificate at the appropriate time
  •  Ensure all commercial post construction documentation is filed within the appropriate document pools on LINK;
  • Attend Post Project Review along and complete commercial section of review document.

Knowledge, training and experience required
  •  Maths and English skills
  •  Knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental safety requirements
  •  Computer literate with basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages
  •  Relevant experience in a similar role
  •  Relevant qualification preferred such as degree or HND in Surveying
  •  First Aid at Work preferred
  •  Driving license.

Key personal characteristics
  •  Demonstrable ability to think ahead and use own initiative
  •  Approachable and able to build relationships with others
  •  Behaves in a professional manner
  •  Team player – actively helping and engaging in events and team working
  •  Takes ownership and is willing to see things through
  •  Always willing to continuously improve and adapt to changing situations with resilience
  •  Flexible in outlook to work patterns and location of work Ability to influence individuals to obtain the best outcome for the business, utilising the best resources available
  •  In the management of people and projects demonstrates integrity, fairness, and consistency
  •  Takes full ownership for making things happen and is commercially aware
  •  Shares ‘best practice’ and engages with all Company processes and procedures
  •  Ability to work independently, using your own initiative and problem-solving skills, finding practical ways to overcome barriers
  •  Organisation, planning and delegation with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

If I have just profiled you in the advert please apply or contact me at thomas.greenwood@yoursales.co for more details.