Role: Quantity Surveyor - Water & Flood Alleviation
Salary: £(Apply online only) per day
Duration: Short - 3-4 months
My Client, a leading contractor who are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work on flood alleviation schemes which involves the diversion of existing watercourses using a combination of new and existing culverts in to a new attenuation reservoir.
Your role within the organisation will be to provide professional expertise on large scale capital investment programme delivery on a number of projects.
On offer is a very competitive rate which depend on your previous experience but could range between £(Apply online only) per day.
The role will encompass:
·Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.
·To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and can obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.
·Able to assist in the preparation of activity schedules based upon CESMM3 and the presentation of tender documentation, attending interviews and carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.
·Interfaces with the Programme Manager, Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and P6 Planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the Contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines.
·Manages a programme of current workload, in order that all contracts receive the relevant allocation of resource to efficiently commercially manage them.
·Assess contractor applications and EWN's and CE's, making recommendations to, raising payment certificates for and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the Project Managers to ensure that only legitimate monies are certified.
·Liaise with the Project Managers to review and update the risk registers, and add in new risks arising from the aforementioned EWN's and CE's.
·Identify principal risks and opportunities, raises, addresses and resolves problems at a project level and supports the project delivery team, maintains a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.
·Responsible for managing and reporting change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are adhered to by all parties.
·Reviews Principal / Main Contractors Subcontracts and identifies where clauses are in breach of Partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.
·Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.
The ideal candidate will:
·Good working knowledge of infrastructure works across water, utilities, rail and highways.
·Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages/contracts utilising NEC3
·Demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.
·Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.
·Professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS, CIOB, ICES or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage.
·Comfortable communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Stakeholders
·Expert analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and Internal Stakeholders.
Carrington West one of the leading commercial/quantity surveying industry specialist recruiters who cater for a wide range of industry sectors such as built environment, construction, road, rail and water.
Positions we regularly recruit for include; building and quantity surveyors, commercial management, estimators and planners.
If you feel as though you match the above criteria and you are looking for the next step in your career then please apply below or call Dave Kua on (Apply online only) to discuss further.
Unfortunately, we can only process application from those with relevant industry experience