Graduate Quantity Surveyor

W5 Resourcing Associates
From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our clients are a leading Construction & Civil Engineering contractor with offices based throughout the UK. Their Engineering Division carries out a wide range of work in both commercial and public sectors throughout the UK & Ireland. Due to their continued success they are currently looking to employ a Graduate QS to work as part of their team their Cambridgeshire office. 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