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  • Job reference: RMS0153680

Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/04/2015
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The Company:
Our client specialises in the design, manufacture, assembly, test, installation and commissioning of bespoke solutions for the nuclear industry.

The Role:
Responsible for all the Quantity Surveying / Commercial functions, as part of a team or working independently, on one or more Contracts dependent upon the assigned project.

As the Quantity Surveyor on the project you will be responsible for, but not limited to:
• Capable of identifying, raising, pricing, submitting and collating contract compliant change control
• Making timely and accurate Interim Applications for Payment
• Ensuring Interim Applications for Payment are presented in a constantly updated and standardised format, ensuring clarity to enable the Client QS’s to readily identify Contract variations as they arise
• Accurately and timely include all variations and changes in all Interim Applications for Payment including collation of necessary supporting information
• Submitting regular up to date Projected Final Accounts to ensure there are no retrospective unknowns for the Client / the Client’s QSs and Project Managers
• Attending Project and Commercial meetings where appropriate
• Undertake Sub-Contract enquiries, tender analysis and procurement, ensuring Value for Money
• Management of Sub-contracts including the regular monitoring of Profit / Loss on all Sub-contracts and their labour activities, highlighting significant Profit / Loss to the Project team.
• Engagement with Sub-Contractors to agree value of work done, variations and any substantiation required
• Accurate and timely approval of all Sub-Contractors applications whilst also ensuring all recoverable Sub-Contract variations are included in the Interim Applications for Payment on the Main Contract
• Completing monthly Cost Value Analysis for each Project under their responsibility
• Production of status reports with regard to change, forecasting and profitability
• Providing basic Contractual advice where required
• Maintaining awareness of the different forms of contracts in current use
• Experience of working with NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, preferably Options A, C and E
• Understanding the implications of Health and Safety regulations

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Ideally 5 years’ experience in the construction, rail, oil & gas or nuclear industries, in a commercial role
• Basic Contract Law and construction knowledge
• Experience of Earned Value Management (EVM) on projects understanding the relevant metrics
• Computer Literate – Able to collate information and prepare reports
• Experience of drafting contractual correspondence on behalf of the Project Manager
• Preferable working knowledge of Primavera P6 Software
• RICS recognised degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Commercial Management
• Preferably be member of the RICS (any level)
• If not already RICS APC qualified, be preparing to enrol onto the RICS APC via one of the recognised routes
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