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Quantity Surveyor - Civils / Rail

Ref: VR/01279
Up to £48 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work in the Glasgow office of a national civil engineering contractor on rail and general civils projects. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company which has a well-deserved reputation in the marketplace as being a great place to work.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, duties include:

  • Prompt presentation of all applications for payment, including all contractual entitlements. 
  • Ensuring that payments are received in accordance with the contract terms. 
  • Prompt submission of estimate / tendering information to the client. 
  • Prompt presentation of Final Accounts, including negotiation of all contractual entitlements. 
  • Prompt presentation of weekly cost / value information, delivery schedules and associated Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data. 
  • Preparation and presentation of Monthly Cost/Value Reconciliations and Final Cost/Value Forecasts. 
  • Preparation and presentation of forward work schedules and cash flows. 
  • Procurement, negotiation and placing of Sub-contract Orders.
  • Financial and commercial management of Sub-contractors through to settlement of their Final Accounts. 
  • Ensuring that all contractual letters/ notices and information are presented in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Preparation of appropriate documentation in support of additional payment, variations, claims etc. 
  • Commercial support to the site and contracts management team. 
  • Commercial support to the Estimating and Procurement teams. 
  • Close liaison with the client on all commercial matters, including preparation and submission of supporting information.  

 Applications are welcome from candidates with:

  • Minimum qualifications of HND Quantity Surveying
  • Previous experience gained working as a Quantity Surveyor for another civils contractor
  • Excellent communication and IT skills