Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Type: Permanent
Salary: Benefits package circa £30,000
Location: Flexible to include Site and Head Office
Hours: Site Hours

As a Graduate Quantity Surveyor, you will be working as an integral part of the project team. Under guidance from the Project Surveyor / Commercial Manager you will gain commercial experience whilst providing key technical support in the financial management of multi-disciplinary construction and engineering Projects.

There will be opportunities to work with highly skilled experts in all areas of the business, developing your knowledge of the Company and the Industry. With coaching and mentoring you will be given opportunities and challenges to enable you to progress your career in a supportive, fast paced and exciting environment.

Responsibilities 

  • Carry out analysis of subcontract quotations, reviewing conditions/ qualifications prior to submission of a tender
  • Preparation of Subcontract and Professional Service Agreements (NEC 3/4 and JCT)
  • Preparation of interim applications, including works executed, materials on site and works by subcontractors, plus submission to the Client’s team by the scheduled date
  • The identification, measurement, evaluation and recovery of contract variations
  • Collation of records required to substantiate additional payment and those required to defend claims received from subcontractors
  • Assisting with the procurement of subcontractors and professional services on larger projects and taking ownership of procurement on smaller projects
  • Assisting with the measurement and evaluation of claimed variations on larger projects, and agreement with subcontractors on smaller projects
  • Producing payments and issuing associated notices to suppliers and subcontractors, including measurement of works and variations executed, to assess interim and final accounts
  • Assistance with the production and submission of monthly financial forecasts, including collation of contract costs and cross checking to Accounts ledgers and other internal reports

Requirements and Qualifications

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines in a busy and demanding environment
  • Ability to work independently or within a multi-disciplinary team, whilst showing clear attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills are required and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) is essential
  • Desire to become a professional member of the RICS

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar

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