Job Description

£200 - £210/day

Quantity Surveyor / AQS

Due to continuous growth within one of our clients work scope - First People Solutions are seeking a Assistant Quantity Surveyor to assist in managing an increased work load within very busy Utilities and Telecoms/Infrastructure projects in Aberdeen.The Assistant QS will assist and liaise Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors with the following;* NEC Contract Experience
* Relevant quantity surveying experience within Utilities, Telecoms, Infrastructure sectors.
* Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
* Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team Help ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded
* Preparation of monthly cost / value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
* Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors
* Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts - monitoring of such accounts against forecasts
* Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
* Commercial and contractual advice to area team as and when required
* Sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment* Preparing tender and contract documents, including performing risk, value management and cost control* Working on civil engineering and utilities projects, you will also be responsible for costs from inception to completion to minimise cost and maximising value for moneyKnowledge, Experience and Skills required:* NEC Contract exposure/experience (advantageous, not essential)
* Utilities and Telecoms/Infrastructure experienceIn return, they will offer a competitive day rate (dependant on experience) and be able to guarantee 6-9 months’ worth of stable employment with a view to potential further expansion of the length of contract due to more work following this project