Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Civil Engineering, Construction, Technical (Construction), Construction Civil Engineering Technical (Construction)
Contact Name: George Lumor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

We are recruiting for a one of the largest privately-owned waste management companies in the South of England and a leading demolition specialist nationwide.

They have a 400-strong team operating from nine recycling facilities across five counties and contracts across the UK. With over 150 lorries our recycling operations cover Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey and we have the capacity to process over 1m tonnes of waste and recycled aggregates every year.

They have grown year-on-year into a multi-disciplined provider of demolition, remediation, earthworks, waste management, recycling, virgin and recycled aggregates and ready-mix

They have continuously invest for the future and typically spend over £5m each year on infrastructure, plant and equipment. We're committed to training and developing and a great place to work for our people along with providing great products, services and solutions for our customers.

Job Summary

The Quantity Surveyor (QS) is part of the Demolition Team and reports to the Operations Director. The role of the QS is a full time position based at thier Office in Hampshire but involves travelling to a number of sites. The size, complexity and geographical location of the projects vary considerably. We carry out projects of any size
within a 30 mile radius of our North Hampshire Head Office but we work throughout the South of England and, occasionally, beyond on larger projects. It is essential that the QS has a full driving licence.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

 Producing applications for payment including valuation of variations and loss and/or
 Monitoring when payments are due/received/outstanding
 Preparing project budgets in conjunction with the Contracts Managers and Operations
 Monitoring budgets against costs and projections on a monthly basis
 Sending subcontractor enquiries, analysing quotations, placement of orders
 Assisting in the production of tenders
 Ensuring that we fulfil all our contractual obligations
 Advising contracts managers regarding all commercial matters (variations, delays etc.)
and ensuring that they are identified and recorded
 Site visits are essential to monitor for possible variations and similar matters and
ensure that site records are produced.
 Maintain good relationships with clients, consultants and colleagues

Person Specification
Knowledge / Qualifications
 Understanding of the JCT Standard Forms of Contract and similar
 Quantity Surveying Degree or professional qualification (MRICS or MCIOB)
 Excellent IT skills (particularly Microsoft Excel)

 Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role
 Ideally this should be within the demolition Industry and/or earthworks
 The placement of subcontract orders
 Production of, and monitoring of, project budgets
 Production of applications for payment including valuation of variations and loss and/or
 Monitoring when payments are due/received/outstanding

Skills / Competencies
 Strongly commercially aware with the ability to communicate financial and contractual
matters in a clear and concise manner

People / Communication:
 Effective communicator at all levels
 Be an excellent team player, with the ability to work under pressure in a demanding
commercial environment
 Appropriately involves others in decisions and promotes positive group morale and

 Maintain good relationships and build confidence with clients, consultants and


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