Quantity Surveyor

Russell McCaig
Russell McCaig,
Managing Director
Job type: Perm
Town/City: Glasgow
Location: Glasgow & West
Salary/Rate: Up to £45 000 plus Substantial Bonus, Car / Car allowance, Pension and Healthcare
Sector: Civil Engineering
Job ref: VR/0016

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work for one of the best privately owned civil engineering contractors in Scotland. Based out of their Glasgow office you will be working on range of civils project up to £10 million in value including roads, bridges, infrastructure, wind farms and substations.

As Quantity Surveyor, your duties include:

  • Liaising with operational management and advising on all matters relating to Contract and Commercial issues.
  • Maintaining accurate financial control systems and reporting monthly on Cost/Value Reconciliation.
  • Liaising with and advising on all financial aspects of contracts, ensuring that valuations are maximised, certified and paid on time.
  • Monitoring progress on site and take a lead issuing required notices in accordance with contract procedures and timescales.
  • Ensuring that all subcontractor quotations are carefully vetted and comply with the specification ensuring that the most competitive bids are obtained.
  • Ensuring that monthly meetings are held to agree variations and not left to the final account stage.
  • Ensuring that quotations for additional works are accurate and received on time.
  • Managing subcontractors accounts accurately and effectively to enhance contract performance.
  • Attending progress and other meetings as necessary to represent the company's interests.
  • Assisting the site management team, as required, securing labour, materials and subcontractors to ensure that contracts are completed on time and within budget.

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

  • Minimum of HND Quantity Surveying
  • Relevant experience gained working as a Quantity Surveyor for another civil engineering contractor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and 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.

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