Quantity Surveyor-Highways

Galliford Try
Competitive salary + car/allowance +benefits
24 Sep 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Role Overview : An opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Highways Division. This is a site based QS position, predominantly working on Stoke Minor Works Civils Framework with occasional remote working in Swinton. Key Responsibilities: Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts Preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements in accordance with relevant measurement standards, preparing accounts and obtaining agreement at earliest possible date Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates Providing detailed record and valuation of work executed with application of principles of cash maximisation and issuing of draft invoices to Sales Ledger Department and advising of agreed valuations dates Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes Agreement of subcontract valuations and completion of regular and timely payment certificates. Obtaining agreement of accounts at earliest possible date Ensuring that all verbal instructions are confirmed and that all relevant notices are issued in connection with variations Full understanding contractual requirements and recognising variations as they occur whether formally instructed or otherwise and application of relevant Contract Conditions. Advising Site Manager on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued Full understanding of site progress and issues and application of relevant Contract Conditions Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense Maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims Development and submission of claims for delay and disruption and loss and/or expense Preparation of claim documentation & information for submission to Clients/ Consultants Providing estimates and quotations for additional works. Satisfying Client deadlines for estimates and quotations Procurement of non-domestic subcontractors and assisting Buying Department in procurement of domestic sub-contractors. Procurement in accordance with programme requirements Financial Reporting Experience and Qualifications: You will have experience of working within the Construction industry, specifically within the infrastructure;as well as sound knowledge of NEC Conditions of Contract You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similiar role previous You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership) In Return: With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you. In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. About us: We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 4,700 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression. Construction Division: As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions. Infrastructure Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance. Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66698844