Senior Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

Ref: VR/01075
Up to £52 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Senior QS to work for a highly regarded civil engineering contractor based in Glasgow. Projects include roads, bridges, substations, infrastructure, groundworks and rail, up to £10 million in value.

Duties include:

  • To liaise with the operational management and advise on all matters relating to Contract and Commercial issues.
  • To maintain accurate financial control systems and report monthly on Cost/Value Reconciliation.
  • To liaise with and advise on all financial aspects of contracts, ensuring that valuations are maximised, certified and paid on time.
  • To monitor progress on site and take a lead issuing required notices in accordance with contract procedures and timescales.
  • To prepare forecasts of cost and value of all trades including Preliminaries, monitor and report on same.
  • To prepare Preliminaries budgets in association with contract staff, monitor and report on same.
  • To ensure that all quotations are carefully vetted and comply with the specification ensuring that the most competitive bids are obtained
  • To ensure that monthly meetings are held to agree variations and not left to the final account stage.
  • To ensure that quotations for additional works are accurate and received on time.
  • To manage subcontractors accounts accurately and effectively to enhance contract performance.
  • Gain competitive advantage
  • Attend Progress and other meetings as necessary to represent the company’s interests.
  • To assist the site management team, as required, securing labour, materials and Sub-contractors to ensure that contracts are completed on time and within budget.

Applications are welcome from candidates with:

  • Minimum of HND Quantity Surveying
  • Relevant experience gained working for another civil engineering contractor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills

All applications received will be on a confidential basis and I would be more than happy to discuss the company and opportunity with you in more detail..