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  • Job reference: RMS0186818

Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: South West England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
A vacancy has arisen for a Project Quantity Surveyor to work within the team based at Harwell

Key responsibilities as a Project QS

* Utilise best practice tools and processes to support project delivery in Quantity Surveying.
* Manage projects through the entire project lifecycle.
* Prepare cost plans and tender documentation using various forms of measurement and contracts.
* Be proficient in measurement for Schedule of Works and Bills of Quantities production.
* Prepare and agree interim valuations with contractors and issue recommendations for payment.
* Pricing variations throughout the duration of the contract and provide cost advice.
* Attend site meetings, and provide input and support to the project.
* Price and prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout the period of a contract.
* Agree re-measurement of quantities with contractors, and prepare and agree final accounts and claims. Prepare final accounts for clients.
* Preparation and analysis of statistical cost information to monitor trends in the nuclear Industry and assisting with cost planning future projects.
* Administer and provide advice on contracts, typically the NEC forms of contract.

The Company:
Our client is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the nuclear, defence, oil and gas, and science and research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree in Quantity Surveying.
* Working knowledge of NEC.
* Post contract knowledge and experience.
* Main contractor environment experience.
* Good general commercial awareness.
* Able to act on own initiative as well as part of a team.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Professional Qualification: RICS Qualified MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor or equivalent.

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