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Quantity Surveyor - Multi Utilities

Ref: VR/01265
Up to £55 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for a multi utility contractor based in Livingston who design, install and connect networks that bring electricity, gas and water to residential developments across Scotland. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who are a leader in their field, working in partnership with blue chip house builders and are currently going through an exciting expansion phase. 

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 are welcome from candidates with:

  • Minimum of HNC Quantity Surveying
  • Relevant experience gained working for another civil engineering contractor, multi utility contractor or house builder
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills