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Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Job ID 
2017-2533
# of Openings  
2
Job Locations 
UK-Stirling
Posted Date 
20/09/2017
Category 
Commercial & Quantity Surveying

More information about this job

Overview

Robertson is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. We have reached our 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

 

Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, we operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.  Robertson comprises 21 businesses, directly employing over 2000 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture – built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability – permeates the group. Although we encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, we are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.

 

This role will be working for Robertson Partnership Homes, based on site in either Edinburgh or North Lanarkshire area.

Responsibilities

  • Setting up Contract Insurances with our insurers.
  • Ensuring Contract Guarantee Bond is provided via Commercial Manager.
  • Awarding Sub-Contract agreements
  • Attending, contributing to and minuting Project Team Meetings.
  • Attend and contributing to Clients’ site meetings.
  • Keeping master files of correspondence on contract.
  • Preparing Interim Valuations with Client’s Surveyor and agreeing amounts for payment.  This involves valuing work executed and materials on site.
  • Paying Sub-Contractors their appropriate monthly payments.
  • Re-measuring work using site measurement, measurement from drawings, information from Site Agents/Bonus Department.
  • Informing Sub-Contractors of Contract variations.
  • Valuing variations.
  • Pricing Dayworks.
  • Dealing with contractual problems.
  • Provision of cost advice to Design Consultants e.g. quotations.
  • Reporting to Chief Surveyor on job performance via cost/value comparisons.
  • Preparing Cash Flow Forecasts for the Commercial Manager.
  • Preparing Surveying Reports for Commercial Manager.
  • Pricing insurance claims.
  • Agreeing Sub-Contractor Final Accounts
  • Agreeing Contract Final Account
  • Ad Hoc contract management duties as and when required.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivelant
  • 5 years + Quantity Surveying experience within a relevant sector in the Construction industry.

Desirable:

  • Member of the RICS
  • CSCS card holder
  • IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Health & Safety knowledge 
  • Budget Compilation & Management
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Ability to chair meetings
  • Sales and negotiating skills

 

 

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week

 

Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer