Quantity Surveyor – North Wales/North West

  • Location: North Wales/North West
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 31st Oct 2018
  • Vacancy type: Permanent

The Role

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor for sites located in the North Wales/North West area, using our head office in Ruthin as a base and reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager. The successful candidate will join our commercial team for major projects in the UK across a variety of civil engineering sectors including highways, infrastructure, energy and renewables, coastal and marine and waste management.

Jones Bros is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation employing over 350 people. With over 60 years’ experience, our teams deliver high quality environmental and civil engineering solutions, safely, for a diverse range of projects and clients. Our flat management structure results in a flexible organisation where self-motivated, practical, problem solvers will thrive. Working in a team, the successful applicant will be given plenty of exposure to a variety of matters in a supportive working environment to develop knowledge and experience.

The role’s responsibilities will include:

  • Production of monthly applications for payment and ensuring timeous certification and payment.
  • Input into monthly project reports including cost and value reporting, together with end of life forecasting.
  • Subcontract procurement.
  • Subcontract payments, compensation event management and final accounts.
  • Change management including raising and valuing compensation events.
  • Assisting with final account negotiations.
  • General commercial support to the site team.
  • Awareness of project planning techniques (MSP, P6).
  • A sound working knowledge of various standard forms of contracts, focussing on the NEC.

The role is for permanent employment.

Pre-requisite qualifications and capabilities

To be considered for this Quantity Surveyor role the following qualifications and experience are required;

  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying (or similar)
  • Chartered or working towards qualification
  • Good knowledge of contract conditions within the construction industry
  • A persuasive track record in commercially supporting the delivery of civil engineering projects.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines is crucial
  • Computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office programmes.
  • High level of attention to detail.

This is an opportunity that will reward you with a competitive reward package and offers you support to meet your career potential.


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