Senior Quantity Surveyor

Russell McCaig
Russell McCaig,
Managing Director
Job type: Perm
Town/City: Glasgow
Location: Glasgow & West
Salary/Rate: Up to £65 000 plus Car / Car allowance, Pension and Healthcare
Sector: Civil Engineering
Job ref: VR/0021

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor and Senior Quantity Surveyor to work in the Glasgow office of a civil engineering contractor on Scottish Water projects. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company which has secured a place on a long-term framework with work for years to come. 

As Quantity Surveyor your duties will 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
  • Experience working as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor on civil engineering projects
  • NEC Experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication 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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