Robertson

Quantity Surveyor

UK-Central Belt
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2580
# of Openings
1
Category
Commercial & Quantity Surveying

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 22 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 in the Central Belt of Scotland.

Your new role

  • Setting up Contract Insurances with our insurers.
  • Ensuring Contract Guarantee Bond is provided via Commercial Manager.
  • Awarding Sub-Contract agreements with Sub-Contracts.
  • 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.
  • 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 and Surveying Reports for the Commercial Manager.
  • Pricing insurance claims.
  • Agreeing Sub-Contractor Final Accounts.
  • Agreeing Contract Final Account with Clients’ Surveyor following final appraisal.
  • Ensuring that retention monies/additional monies are released and correspondence is boxed for 5 year loft storage.
  • Ad Hoc contract management duties as and when required.

What's in it for me

Essential:

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

Desirable:

  • A 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
  • Objective setting

 

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week

 

Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer

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