Quantity Surveyor (Intermediate & Graduate)

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (Intermediate & Graduate)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kilmarnock, Scotland
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-05-07
Reference: 81325
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2018 11:49

Job Description

NES Global Talent is currently recruiting on behalf of a large civil engineering contractor for various Quantity Surveying positions. We have two roles covering Scotland (primarily based in Central Scotland) and 3 additional positions in Ireland. These are all permanent positions and candidates need to be flexible with travel to support various projects in the geographical areas they support.

Level of candidates required – Graduate to Intermediate

Please see below a summary of responsibilities in relation to the intermediate role…the graduate will work closely with this individual to support with the below:

  • Maintaining good relations with clients and their representatives
  • Representing the Company's interest at meetings
  • Supporting staff to perform commercial/contractual duties as necessary
  • Liaising with other departments to provide information to improve the service provided and received by the Commercial / Financial Departments
  • Preparation of monthly, interim and final valuations, applications for payment, reconciliations of valuations and costs, and certification of amounts for contract, sub-contractors, specialists and suppliers
  • Providing the necessary information to enable an accurate and regular review of cash flow and position on contracts to be maintained
  • Recovery of all monies to which the Company is entitled in return for all work undertaken
  • Providing support, guidance, training and mentorship to develop the commercial team.
  • Ensure understanding and adherence to all contract obligations by stakeholders
  • Prepare detailed projected financial outcomes and valuation / cost reconciliations for contract control meetings
  • Prepare, submit and agree interim and final valuations with client representatives
  • Prepare contract final accounts
  • Ensure that supplier agreements & sub-contracts are placed/ managed in accordance with Company procedure.
  • Ensure that all instructions received from client& representatives are acted upon and all contract obligations are adhered to
  • Organise, in liaison with senior management, the preparation of contractual claims
  • Provide the Commercial Manager with sufficient information to enable the preparation of monthly and quarterly records of cash flow controls to be maintained
  • Advise senior management of all issues which may have an impact on the performance of the Company, whether commercial, operational or otherwise

  • A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering (or similar)
  • Experience working in the Water & Wastewater / Civils / Utilities / Design & Build experience