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Quantity Surveyor (Highways)

Quantity Surveyor

North London/ Essex

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced QS to work on a major highways maintenance framework in Essex. The project itself encompasses a range of Highway Civil works which will include, diverting utilities, drainage and earthworks.

The form of contract used will be NEC 3/4.

The ideal candidate will have a range of project experience within the highways sector.
 

Role and responsibilities

  • Management of sub contract accounts including procurement, payments, variations and final accounts
  • Identifying, raising & pricing of early warnings in line with the change control process
  • Monthly cost value reconciliations reports
  • Cash flow - monitoring & reforecast, forecasting & predictability of final costs and weekly forecasting
  • Interaction with client
  • Manage and advise junior staff accordingly
  • Advise and assist the site team to manage costs

The ideal candidate will have a range of project experience within the highway sector and have the following:

  • MSc/BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent construction related subject
    Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation
  • A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation
  • Should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
  • Good knowledge and experience of NEC form of contract

Must also be experienced in commercial site management including the monthly measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations