Robertson

Quantity Surveyor

UK-Stirlingshire | UK-Tayside
Job ID
2018-2784
# of Openings
1
Category
Commercial & Quantity Surveying

Overview

At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.

 

We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.

 

This role will be working for Robertson Specalist Division based in Stirling or Dundee.

Your new role

When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.

 

As a Quantity Surveyor, youll be responsible for:

  • Setting up Contract Insurances with our insurers.
  • Awarding Sub-Contract agreements with Sub-Contracts, at this time maximising profit via price betterment/Main Contractor discounts.
  • 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.
  • Trying to incorporate specification changes which make us money.
  • Pricing insurance claims.
  • Agreeing Sub-Contractor Final Accounts
  • Agreeing Contract Final Account with Clients’ Surveyor following final appraisal
  • of Contract correspondence, i.e. each Surveyor should read through all
  • correspondences, purchase order files and invoice files to ensure that nothing has slipped without the appropriate financial reimbursement having been made.
  • 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.

To join us, we’re looking for:

 

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivelant

Desirable:

 

  • 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

 

 

What's in it for me

We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.

 

And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.

 

Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!

 

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week

 

Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer

 

A full job description can be provided up on request

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