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Quantity Surveyor

Hays Building
Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant

Job Details

Your new company
Hays are excited to be working with a prominent global civil engineering and project management company, operating seamlessly across various sectors. They are a major player in large infrastructure schemes, they are recognised as one of the largest and most influential global engineering and project management consultancies. Their UK business is strategically aligned with key markets, providing essential support to the group's operations worldwide. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, they consistently deliver high-quality services to clients and contribute to the advancement of the industry on a global scale.

Your new role
Working on a new dual carriageway highways scheme in the Aylesbury area, they require a Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Manager in reporting commercial matters and the Contractor's performance to the Project Manager. You will work with the Contractor in the administration of all financial matters under the Contract. To engage and work with the wider contract administration team to confirm quantities and measures for the assessment of work done by the Contractor.
Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the Commercial Manager for attendance at monthly Commercial Meetings and Risk Reduction Meetings.
  • Pre-Certification Meetings with the Contractor and other directly employed contractors.
  • Attend such meetings where delegated by the Commercial Manager.
  • Support the Commercial Manager in assessing the Contractor's monthly applications and preparation of Payment Notices.
  • Support the Commercial Manager in the assessment of Compensation Events and liaise with the Programme Planner and wider team as necessary.
  • Support the Commercial Manager in the assessment of monthly forecasts and applications.
  • Collate data and agree with the Contractor's representative the monthly performance data for submission.
  • Liaise with the Surveyors, Supervisor & Clerk of Works to confirm all staff, materials, plant and equipment on site agrees with the Contractor's assessment of Defined Costs.
  • Undertake drawing take-offs and or site walkovers to confirm quantities used for the assessment of Defined Cost and keep robust records.

What you'll need to succeed

  • BSc/BEng (Hons) or similar in Quantity Surveying
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (or similar).
  • Experienced within the Highways sector.
  • CSCS Cardholder
  • Familiar with the MCHW - Method of Measurement for Highway Works and NEC Option C Contract.

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