Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Quantity Surveyor Timber

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 to 34,999.95 Per Year

Posted on: 03/03/2024

About the Client:

A leading company specializing in the design & manufacture of Timber Frame buildings and Trussed Rafters

About the Role:

The Quantity Surveyor will play a vital role in managing all costs related to their construction projects and be responsible for estimating, budgeting, cost control, and financial management throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Liaising and collaborate with Directors, Contracts managers and operations teams in all contractual activities.
  • Liaising with Estimators at project handover to understand spec, scope and contract sums
  • Preparing, submitting and agreeing interim valuations/applications in order to enhance commercial outcomes for the company.
  • Costing and agreeing variations and robust follow up to ensure payment
  • Valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense.
  • Reviewing subcontract documentation for delay and loss and/or expense claims
  • Advising colleagues on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
  • Reporting on the overall financial position of contracts.
  • Assisting with tendering for projects

About the Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry, with specific experience in timber engineering preferred.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and financial information accurately.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with clients, subcontractors, and internal teams.
  • Proficiency in quantity surveying software and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and project management tools.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, procurement methods, and industry best practices.

Points of Appeal:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay