Graduate Quantity Surveyor

W5 Resourcing Associates
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our clients are a leading construction & civil engineering contractor. Their civil engineering division carries out a wide range of work covering water and waste water treatment, earthworks, substructures, roads and drainage, bridges, surface and underground car parks, external works and infrastructure for clients in both commercial and public sectors throughout the UK. Due to their continued success they are currently looking to employ a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to work as part of the team at their site office in Merseyside. Desirable Experience & Skills/Qualifications: -The successful candidate will posses a civil engineering or quantity surveying 3rd level degree. -They must have strong commercial management ability/awareness, client liaison skills, project management skills and team leadership skills. -The candidate will posses membership of a recognised international professional body. Duties & Responsibilities: -Contracts and procurement: Tasks include recording and monitoring variations to the contract, and ascertaining the costs involved. -Measurement: Measuring construction works on site also involves recording progress and valuing the work, based on agreed contract rates. -Cost forecasting (part of pricing): This involves forecasting the final costs of projects or work packages (individual contracts within a project). You will review tender documents and contract variations and use this to calculate the final figure payable. -Monitoring profit and loss (also part of pricing): This involves compiling monthly reports to show the progress of a project. Tasks include recording costs incurred and future costs, producing summaries showing monies coming in and going out, monitoring risks, and reporting on factors likely to affect profitability. -Liaising with clients: You will need to attend meetings with clients and advise them on any commercial issues that arise. This job was originally posted as