0191 221 0402

Built Environment / Construction

Quantity Surveyor Full Time

Our client is one of UK’s leading metal and cladding systems manufacturer and they looking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis.


  • Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements
  • Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost
  • Pricing of contract variations
  • Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly
  • Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities
  • Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing of comprehensive orders
  • Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS
  • Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover
  • Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recovered and future overspends avoided wherever possible
  • Working with the Commercial manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts for the division.
  • Supervision and training of assistant / trainee QS
  • General administration duties as required
  • Confident personality with the ability to communicate across all disciplines and at all levels within the organisation

Knowledge & Skills

  • Previous experience of working for a specialist sub-contractor essential
  • Cladding knowledge preferred
  • Pro-active, flexible approach with an ability to work to deadlines.

If you are interested please reply with your CV including your salary expectation

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 17th May 2019
  • Location: Bishop Auckland
  • Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £40000 - 45000
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