Quantity Surveyor

Russell McCaig
Russell McCaig,
Managing Director
Job type: Perm
Town/City: Bellshill
Location: Glasgow & West
Salary/Rate: Up to £45 000 plus Car / Car allowance, Pension and Healthcare
Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
Job ref: VR/0038

Deanston Cooper's client, the UK's leading supplier of district heating solutions, has a current requirement for a Quantity Surveyor to work out of their Motherwell office on projects across Scotland.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organisation that has a real family feel to it and a well-deserved reputation in the marketplace for looking after their employees and being a great place to work. 

As a Quantity Surveyor you will work closely with the project teams to manage commercial activities across a number of projects with key responsibilities including:

  • Reviewing contract documentation and contractual terms and conditions, negotiating amendments with the client where required
  • Monitoring commercial risk and assisting in implementation of agreed mitigation measures taking ownership for the commercial risk register
  • Preparing and issuing enquiries for major plant & equipment and sub-contract packages, reviewing tender returns and progressing through to order placement.
  • Preparing and submitting applications for payment and invoices, obtaining payment certificates and progressing client payments in accordance with contractual provisions
  • Measuring, submitting and agreeing variations, loss and expenses or compensation events in accordance with contractual provisions to facilitate prompt agreement of final accounts
  • Preparing and submitting monthly cost value reconciliations and cash/ spend profiles
  • Attending monthly contract review meetings
  • Measuring, certifying, and agreeing sub-contractor interim valuations and final accounts.
  • Preparing and issue of contractual notices to sub-contractors
  • Assisting the Finance Department in securing payment of invoices and/or applications for payment

Applications for the role of Quantity Surveyor are welcome from candidates:

  • Qualified to a minimum level of HND Quantity Surveying
  • Previous experience of the M&E, Energy, Power or Renewable Energy sectors 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
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