Quantity Surveyor - Civils

Ref: VR/01254
Up to £48 000 plus car / car allowance, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work on a variety of civil engineering projects for a highly successful, privately owned contractor based in Perth.

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 HND Quantity Surveying
  • Relevant experience gained working 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.