I am looking for a quantity surveyor with estimating skills to join a thriving local contractor based on the outskirts of Exeter. They are a company working in the construction industry specialising in building and carpentry with more than 10 years of experience, operating throughout the South West. They provide a full range of services including design, build, refurbishment, restoration and maintenance for both public and private sectors. They employ up to 40 carpenters and run projects from the low £000s in value up to £3million. They maintain an excellent standard of Health and Safety performance and are proud to be CHAS accredited.
There is a good basic salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 and mileage will be paid for any site visits. In return they are looking for a Q/S with good general construction knowledge a demonstrable track record on new build, refurb and heritage schemes.
Based in their office on the outskirts of Exeter, with regular site visits; own transport essential (mileage paid).
Preparing tender documents, including BoQs
Preparing contract documents between client and Eaton Carpentry
Preparation and analysing costings for tenders
Establishing / maintaining good working relationships with contractors and clients
Allocating works to subcontractors, different trades, rates, etc.
Involvement in projects from start (estimating) to finish (final accounts)
Ensuring all variations are picked up on site
Responding quickly to contractors queries, i.e. pricing extras, queries, back up information
Measures on site
Agreeing and finalising accounts
Maintain high quality standards and program
Project budgets and targets
Understanding of statutory building regulations
Cost analysis throughout job
Valuing completed works by subcontractors and arranging payments
Identifying risk control
Understanding implications of H&S regulations
Confident use of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel
Understanding of drawings and plans
Previous experience of Project Management
Clean driving licence