Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Maidstone, Kent
competitive salary of £40,000 - £55,000 Per annum
06 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An Excellent opportunity for an Experienced Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join a well-established company based in Kent!

The Role: Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

If you are an ambitious Quantity Surveyor/Estimator looking to make your mark on a small but dynamic and busy construction company, look no further. This hands-on role focuses on tendering for FRC works, groundworks, basements, RC frames, bridge structures and more.

The company offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on experience, with an excellent work life balance. You will work with a very driven, motivated and fun team on a variety of interesting projects in all fields.

Your remit:

  • Producing detailed tenders & take-offs
  • Estimating costs, cost planning and creating cost reports throughout the delivery of projects
  • Preparing applications for payment, reconciliation of valuations and costs
  • Managing client relationships 
  • Carrying out of site measurements of works in progress, including negotiations and agreements with clients for valuation of remeasured works
  • Advising on contract compliance
  • Identifying and managing risk as well as situations that can create exposure to risk and notifying teams accordingly 
  • Attendance of site progress meetings and general project control
  • Liaison with Contracts Manager/Project Manager and recording delivery of works
  • Financial control of variations to contracts
  • Supporting the Managing Director when required
  • Detailed understanding of main construction forms of contract 

Your experience includes: 

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator with either main contractor or sub-contractor (preferred)
  • Education to minimum HNC but a relevant degree and professional accreditation would be desirable
  • Working in a previous client facing role
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and MS Project
  • Working with e-tendering, contract administration, accounting and data sharing portals

Your skills include:

  • Motivated self-starter
  • Always working to the highest standard
  • Leadership and team engagement/management
  • High level of understanding of risk management
  • Cost management

This full-time position is based in Maidstone, Monday to Friday (freelance/salaried). In return the company is offering a very competitive salary of £40,000 - £55,000 Per annum.

If you feel that you have the relevant skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now!