Quantity Surveyor

Our client a major civil engineering contractors, utilities and water division require a Quantity Surveyor to join their team.
They design and construct pipelines for water, wastewater and gas; pumping stations, treatment and storage facilities for water and wastewater; and buried cable, substations and converters for energy. 
They are delivering schemes for Essex and Suffolk Water so previous experience working within the water / utilities sector would be advantageous.
They have offices in Cambridge and near Royston but this role will be site based towards Colchester.
Some of the responsibilities as a Quantity Surveyor:
  • Subcontractor procurement from enquiry through to negotiation and subcontract order placement.
  • Manage subcontractor valuations and payments, through to final account agreement.
  • Provide commercial support to the contracts team to effectively deliver projects on time and within budgets ensuring profitability
  • Compile and prepare internal valuations and cost reports.
  • Compile and agree client valuations including valuation of variations and final accounts.
  • Client liaison and communications.
  • Provide support to contracts team to ensure timely production of accurate records and supporting documentation.
  • Contract administration
- experience with small/medium water and utility based projects
- 5 + years in previous role
- degree in quantity surveying or equivalent
- good working knowledge of NEC contracts
- ability to work on their own and very proactive approach