Senior Quantity Surveyor – North West / North Wales

  • Location: North West / North Wales
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 19th Nov 2020
  • Vacancy type: Permanent

The Jones Bros Group has been operating for over 50 years and predominantly provides complete civil engineering solutions for a range of projects across the UK with an extensive track record in Renewables and energy, Waste management facilities & landfill engineering, Highways & Rail, Infrastructure including business and industrial parks and Flood, Coastal & Marine Infrastructure.


To support of the delivery of these projects, we continue to develop our in-house expertise, employing over 500 people across all project delivery trades and grades including engineers, project managers, commercial and support staff, works managers and operatives. We take career development and progression very seriously, and continual professional development is encouraged. For example, some of the most senior positions in the Company are occupied by our former Apprentices, including our Contracts Directors.


The successful candidate will join our very busy commercial team supporting various major projects in the UK, working across a variety of civil engineering sectors including highways, infrastructure, energy and renewables, coastal and marine and waste management. Working as part of a talented team and benefiting from their support, you will be given plenty of exposure to a range of interesting challenges within a collaborative working environment.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Change management including raising and valuing compensation events
  • Assisting with final account negotiations
  • Subcontract payments, compensation event management and final accounts
  • Provision of a variety of commercial support to the site teams
  • Production of monthly applications for payment and ensuring timeous certification and payment
  • Contribute to monthly project reports including cost and value reporting, together with end of life forecasting
  • Subcontract procurement


To be considered for this important position you will be able to demonstrate significant senior-level experience within Q.S. roles, a proven track record in commercial environments, and exposure to a range of civil engineering projects. You are likely to hold a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying (or equivalent). In addition, you will possess:


  • A demonstrable track record in commercially supporting the delivery of a range of civil engineering projects
  • Chartered status, or working towards it
  • Good knowledge of contract conditions within the construction industry
  • Strong computer literacy with good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant programs
  • Awareness of project planning techniques (MSP, P6)
  • A sound working knowledge of various standard forms of contracts, including NEC
  • Demonstrable ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Highly developed professional communication skills


More generally, you will need to be committed, reliable, flexible in terms of travel and range of tasks performed, have a good teamworking ethic, and high level of attention to detail.


In return, we offer the opportunity to develop your career within a progressive and successful business, a very competitive salary and benefits package, and opportunities for some remote working.


Please apply including a letter of application, CV, and stating current remuneration package.

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