Quantity Surveyor/ Senior Quantity Surveyor
Locations: Bristol, Barnstaple, Exeter,
Acorn has excellent permanent opportunities for an established Quantity Surveyor and / or Senior Quantity Surveyor with huge potential for growth with a reputable Regional Main Contractor looking to continue their growth in the South West region. This is the perfect opportunity for a candidate that wants to see a clear career path ahead of them from Quantity Surveyor through to Commercial Manager and beyond!
*Working on projects with a value between £5m - £25m range including commercial builds, refurbishments, student accommodation and residential new build
*The successful candidate will be responsible for the commercial management and control of a designated construction project from mobilisation through to completion which are managed by the Cardiff Office.
The successful candidate will be required to:
*Ensure continued compliance with the Company's Quality System procedures and maintain appropriate records.
*Ensure personal and Company compliance with all relevant Health & Safety Legislation and Statutory Requirements, and that the Group Health & Safety Policy is fully implemented on site.
*Ensure compliance with company procedures in entering into contracts and the appointment of sub-contractors.
*Writing technical, factual and interpretative reports, ensuring the recovery of high quality accurate technical data, to agreed timescale.
*Assist with all technical aspects of projects from office to site as requested and maintaining positive relationships with clients and staff - taking actions accordingly.
*Ensure that all contracts, reports and accounts are prepared, checked and completed to the required timescale and standard.
*Maintain communication with client throughout the duration of a project, ensuring resolution of problems as they arise with a view to securing future works with the client.
*Ensure timely preparation and submission of applications for payment and monitor the identification of entitlements and receipts of payments.
*Monitor the submission of contractual notices and the agreement of measurement, day work and other site records.
*Ensure that all measures and accounts for the department are settled within the agreed timescale.
*Ensure development of project in line with client expectations, prepare financial reports as required and identify progress and settle claims and counter claims.
*Ensure the maintenance of company files and relevant documents, correspondence, drawings and other records.
*Encouraging self-development and self-motivation.
*Maintain positive relations with the general public, and all other persons affected by the Company's activities.
*Encourage positive relationships with existing and new contractors and suppliers.
*Be aware of tender allowances with a view to ensuring financial success of a project.
*Monitor the progress of a project, highlighting reasons for delays and disruption and prepare procurement programmes and, as required, purchasing schedules.
*Coordinate and control the ordering of plant and materials and the activities of subcontractors together with direct labour, monitor quality and minimise waste.
*Attend and contribute to project review meetings, prepare information as requested.
*Prepare and produce reports and information as requested by the Commercial Manager or Commercial Director.
*Ambitious individual looking to learn more and progress.
*Quantity Surveying with a main contractor background
*Good team player
*Be able to demonstrate loyalty and commitment in work history (no job hoppers)
Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.