39 job(s) at Right Talent

Right Talent Wolverhampton
May 27, 2020
Full time
Job Title : Designer Salary:  Salary £30-£35K Level:  We need Hot Rolled Steel Experience (Tekla and Advanced Steel). Work Location : Wolverhampton The client operates in many construction sectors including residential, commercial, health, education, student accommodation and leisure. Using light steel framing their Building System  outperforms traditional methods of construction. Responsibilities:   Using Auto CAD, Frame CAD and Revit for the production of 3D modelling The production of general arrangement drawings, assembly drawings, material schedules, issue sheets, printing drawings,  uploading and downloading drawings to web sites, sending drawings by email, ensure incoming and outgoing drawings are stored in accordance with company procedures  ensuring drawings are presented in accordance with standard company practice Taking off quantities Site visits, attend site design meetings and overseeing jobs from conception to completion Reporting on progress of build on site Offer advice and technical advice to more junior members of the team Work under own initiative to provide standard detail as required. Report principally to Project Designer
Right Talent London
May 27, 2020
Full time
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor, Residential Location:London Our client are a highly successful asset management business and they has been engaged to execute asset management for a UK based residential portfolio. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, proactive individual to assist their Technical team with the asset management, contract administration and procurement process, carrying out targeted asset value enhancement strategies. The role is a hands on and strategic role that will include the following responsibilities: Client briefing and build relationships with contractors Maintain the contractor database and conduct surveys Prepare and manage the tender including preparation of specifications in collaboration with the architects Post tender negotiations Administer the terms of building contract during the progress of works. Manage communication and issue of contractual letters to clients and contractors Monitor, report and manage cost control of works progress Post contract liaison with clients and design team Prepare and submission of interim/final valuations Manage and value variations Agreement, preparation and submission of final accounts Hand over and management of defects liability period. Key Requirements: Minimum 2:1 Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in real estate or related field (Real Estate Management, Planning, Building Surveying), or relevant real estate experience 3 years qualified Very good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building and Civil Engineering industry Very good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook) Excellent verbal and written English skills Well-developed communication skills
Right Talent Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
May 26, 2020
Full time
The role - Quantity Surveyor You will be mainly working on earthworks, demolition and environment/ hazardous waste schemes You will be office based in Huntingdon with site visits (generally within 1 hour) Projects will be based in predominately in Cambs / Northants / Peterboro / Leics with potential for East Anglia / Bucks. You will be working on schemes ranging from £100k - £3m on average You will be working on schemes simultaneously You will be joining a team of 6 and will enjoy working in a lively, open plan, fast paced office Working hours: 8-5 The right person You will have 4 years or more experience working as a Quantity Surveyor You will have experience in one of the following sectors: Earthworks/ demolition, ground works or main contracting Intermediate and senior candidates are welcome to apply
Right Talent Devizes, Wiltshire
May 26, 2020
Full time
Project escorts required, HMP Erlestoke, Full time, long term temporary Your new company HMP Erlestoke is a Category C prison holding adult male sentenced offenders. Your new role Your will be working as part of the projects team, you will be required to work at HMP Erlestoke. You will be working as part of the security team assisting the contractors as they carry out maintenance and ongoing project developments at the prison. Your duties will include searching visitors and contractors, tool checks and escorting contractors around the prison site. What you'll need to succeed You will need no formal qualifications. However, you will need to be security conscious, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. You will also have good ability to work as a team to achieve goals. Immediate start if you are already prison security cleared. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer. What you'll get in return You will receive on the job, paid training. This role also gives you a unique opportunity to see the everyday running of prison life and could well lead to long term employment opportunities with the prison service as an OSG or Prison Officer.
Right Talent Hitchin, Herts
May 22, 2020
Full time
We’re working with a modern, specialist joinery/carpentry firm based near Hitchin who are looking for their next CAD setter out. They are looking for an experienced Design Manager to come on board and take ownership for all pre-construction duties. Applicants will need to have knowledge of AutoCAD and experience in the joinery sector (ideal candidate will have a trade background). They are looking for an experienced CAD Technician, who can produce high end joinery drawings right the way from initial client briefs/site surveys through to manufacturing and assembly. The candidate must be trained and proficient in the use of AutoCAD and is able to produce precise joinery/workshop drawings As well as all the usual responsibilities the nature of the role means you’ll be an integral part of their team from day one as you will be briefing teams during the pre-construction phase, organising and coordinating between the CAD designers, project managers and site team. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Right Talent Exter
May 22, 2020
Full time
Job Description: SMSTS certified. First aid trained. Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Project and be computer literate. Experience working with rainscreen systems and cladding systems NEBOSH or IOSH trained Construction management knowledge and experience Ability to liaise with main contractor and site operatives. Positive, Can-do attitude towards construction challenges Able to produce and update weekly progress programmes and site records Inspecting works for quality compliance and issuing inspection test QA reports to clients. Scheduling materials and labour to site, setting tasks to achieve short and long term project targets. Forecasting and reporting on task durations, managing sequencing of works and managing track changes to programme. Internal progress reporting, attending site meetings and ensuring compliance of health and safety policy. Presenting safety induction for all new personnel and visitors, Monitor and control of subcontract operations & staff to ensure works are carried out in line with specification and programme Ensuring health and safety standards are met by closely monitoring against method statements and risk assessments. Developing coordination between trade contractors, through daily meetings with trade supervisors. Seek and communicate information from consultant engineers and architects to trade package managers. Conduct meetings to plan and ensure project targets are met and construction issues are resolved to enable productivity ahead of programme. Maintain PUWER, LOLER and other mandatory records Control plant and equipment to and from site. Ensure QA compliance of installations Full clean UK driving licence
Right Talent Lewes
Dec 21, 2019
Full time
Cladding Contracts Manager My client are a well-established, busy specialist subcontracting Company working in the Construction Industry providing a design, supply and installation service to corporate customers, main contractors, builders and private customers for the following types of work: – Standing seam, composite profiled metal and twin skin metal roof systems – Architectural facades and rainscreen systems – Metal wall claddings – Rainwater drainage systems, louvres, rooflights Role & Responsibilities: – Oversee multiple projects concurrently – To provide leadership and coordination of Sub-contractors allocated to a project and manage the performance of the team – To undertake accurate reporting of all activities and issues which affect the progress, quality and which provide a reflection of the contractor’s performance against the agreed contract programmes – Attend regular site and client meetings – To ensure our customers expectations are carefully managed and delivered – Ensure projects are a financial success – Build, strengthen and maintain excellent client relationships – Assisting our QS with monthly valuation and final account preparation – Assisting the Estimating department in aspects of tendering About the Candidate: – Roofing and Cladding industry experience – A good understanding of construction procedures, quality standards and acceptable workmanship requirements – An understanding of construction technology, terminology and building process – Excellent commercial acumen – Demonstrable computer skills utilising Microsoft Office products – Forward thinking and progressive minded – Holds an SMSTS/SSSTS card – Must have good communication skills both verbal and written at all levels including client facing and able to interpret construction drawings and co-ordinate with works information and design specifications – Must be able to interface with all levels of personnel to ensure effective integration to achieve optimum construction performance – Live within 45 minutes of Brighton/East Sussex Points of Appeal – Great company to work for – Well established local business – Car provided
Right Talent Hertford, Hertfordshire
Dec 21, 2019
Full time
My client is the global leader in access flooring and air containment solutions, with a manufacturing facility based in Hull and Contracting Division based in Hertford. Due to expansion we are looking to develop and strengthen our Contracting Team further with the recruitment of an additional Quantity Surveyor based at our Hertford offices. As the successful candidate you will cover projects primarily in the South (including London) and the South West of England, although we do undertake projects throughout the UK. Working alongside a Contracts Manager you will take full financial and contractual control on all projects post order. Ideally you will already hold a relevant construction based qualification and have adequate proven experience, preferably within the UK commercial office and data centre markets. QUANTITY SURVEYOR MISSION: To be a proactive member of the contract team by providing commercial and supporting project management skills. To interface with all other departmental personnel to ensure high levels of communication and seamless interaction between internal departments. To maximize returns to KAF on individual’s projects and to maximize value to customers. LOCATION: Hertford, Hull, Project based ACCOUNTABLE TO: Contracts Director Managing Surveyor PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE TO THIS POSITION: Assistant Surveyors PRINCIPAL EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS: Clients Main Contractors Subcontractors Project Design Team Consultants Supply Chain PRINCIPAL INTERNAL CUSTOMERS: Contracts Team QS Team Sales Team Factory Production Team Technical Dept Customer Care Dept. Purchasing Dept. Credit Control Dept. Accounts Dept. Construction Director MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Financial Control of Contracts Pro-active Member of Contracts Department Team Maintain Reporting Procedures, including:- Monthly Reporting Debtors List Develop Client relationships Develop Supply Chain Relationships Develop and assist in assistant surveying training Assists Sales Team in Procurement Liaison with Estimating Liaison with Accounts Liaison with Purchasing Liaison with Customer Care Attend Internal Surveying and debtor review Meetings Oversee Project Commercial matters, identify opportunity Time management and maximization of people resources Resolve Payment disputes / claims – Client, Main Contractor and Sub Contractors Negotiate with Clients Final Account Resolution Provide Value Management advice Ensure monthly WIPS figures are accurate and on time Manage Contractual Correspondence Identify Claim Situations Ensure contractual Obligations are complied with Actively ensure compliance with Site Operations Plan and procedures Review and manage procurement handover with internal project team Responsible for Administration of Contract Documents Monitor Subcontract Retentions Subcontract Payment Self development and training SKILLS / COMPETENCIES Quantity Surveying Teamwork Taking Initiative Innovative thinking Customer Focus Effective Communication Integrity and honesty Customer Satisfaction Commercial / Financial Acumen Negotiating Skills Information Technology Product knowledge Relevant construction qualification and/or experience SMSTS CSCS
Right Talent Dorset
Dec 21, 2019
Full time
Role Definition:    To manage and co-ordinate the purchase of plant and materials. Core Responsibilities : Negotiating for the best possible terms for the provision of materials and plant. Sourcing of new products and new and improved suppliers. The constant maintenance and update of a register of material suppliers Obtaining quotations and placing of orders to achieve the best possible value for the site within the parameters of budget specifications and programme. To agree levels of specification rebate where specified and ensure that the appropriate system for claiming is in place. To liaise with the Accounts Department to ensure correct invoicing and costings. To advise other departments of current prices and terms. To set and monitor standards of performance and to address any issues of sub-standard supplier performances ensuring that the appropriate lessons are learnt and actions are taken to prevent a reoccurrence. Performance Measures : Materials delivered on time and in accordance with specification. To liaise closely with other departments on all information pertaining to buying.
Right Talent
Dec 20, 2019
Full time
Quantity Surveyor Location: London Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 My client is a leading independently owned Construction Company, operating across the UK and Ireland. They are passionate about delivering quality projects and client satisfaction; and always deliver on their promises and ensure excellence in all that they do. They currently undertaking a variety of large-scale projects between with contract values ranging from £0.5m – £30m and have very impressive growth plans throughout 2017/2018. Purpose of Role: My client has secured exceptional and landmark projects across a broad range of sectors, reflecting our depth of resource and expertise to deliver solution based contracts. Based across various sites within London, our Quantity Surveyors (QS) play a vital role in the success of these projects; responsible for the effective management of the commercial function of their site/s. Main Responsibilities: Reporting to the Commercial Director, the post holder will take commercial and contractual control of a number of on-going projects, predominately consisting of concrete structures and build. We are seeking an ambitious candidate with leadership ability and an exceptional ‘Teamwork Ethic’ who is not only highly motivated to control the day-to-day commercial functions, but a ‘driver’ who can see the bigger picture and who can demonstrate the ability to pull our teams together through collaborative working, as well as oversee other Assistant and Trainee Surveyors. Responsibilities include; • Managing costs on a wide variety of new building projects and structures • Administer agreements between various parties on a traditional build basis as well as design and build • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies • Preparing early stage budgets and detailed cost plans • Performing risk and value management and cost control • Advising on procurement strategy • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks; • Preparing and analysing costs for tenders • Establishing and operating cost and financial control systems • Allocating work to subcontractors • Negotiating to ensure budgets are not exceeded • Appoint and administer sub-contractor to carry out works including subsequent agreement of final account • Providing advice on and producing contractual claims • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports • Valuing completed work and arranging payments • Developing knowledge relevant to contract conditions and their applications • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use • Develop sub-contract enquiry documentation understanding the implications of health and safety regulations • Day to day supervision of Assistant and trainee Surveyors • Liaise with the Estimating and Buying departments as necessary • Attend Client meetings and sub-contractor meetings • Attend Design and Value Engineering Meetings • Produce periodic cost reports • Liaise closely with Site Management team in respect of day to day matters • Liaising with Clients / Employer’s Agent / to agree interim valuations and final accounts • Ensure that interim valuations are submitted and paid on time Desirable Skills/Experience: • Relevant professional Quantity Surveying qualification degree level or equivalent • Working knowledge of MS office applications • RICS/CIOB accredited • COINS financial software experience (or similar) • CSCS card • Maths skills / numerically minded • Industry experience and knowledge Benefits: • 26 days holiday per annum Plus 8 days Bank Holidays • Annual discretionary bonus scheme • Company Car/ Car allowance benefit • Competitive benefits package
Right Talent
Dec 20, 2019
Full time
Assistant Quantity Surveyor Location: Bristol Salary: £20,000 – £30,000 My client is a leading independently owned Construction Company, operating across the UK and Ireland. They are passionate about delivering quality projects and client satisfaction; and always deliver on their promises and ensure excellence in all that they do. They currently undertaking a variety of large-scale projects between with contract values ranging from £0.5m – £30m and have very impressive growth plans throughout 2017/2018. Purpose of Role: My client has secured exceptional and landmark projects across a broad range of sectors, reflecting our depth of resource and expertise to deliver solution based contracts. Based across various sites within Bristol, our Assistant Quantity Surveyors play a vital role in the success of these projects; responsible for the effective management of the commercial function of their site/s. Key Duties/Responsibilities: The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will require attributes such as enthusiasm, commitment (particularly to the team objectives), attention to detail, ability to organise workload and thereby meet tight deadlines, the ability to work unsupervised and the desire to learn and develop. Responsibilities include; • Assist with the preparation of site costs • Measurement from the tender/contract drawings • Generation and collation of the quantities within build ups to Variations • Generation and collation of the quantities within Bills of Quantities or Pricing Schedules for tenders or subcontract enquiries • Production of allocation sheets (including subcontractors) • Completion of the Core Element checks and other materials reconciliations • Input of data for the generation of Key Performance Indicators • Ensure the production of record drawings detail actual site progress • Co-ordinate and collate on-site progress photographs • Procurement (and provision to the site team) of existing site utilities drawings and information • Production and distribution of detailed meeting minutes for all subcontract and client meetings • Measurement on site with subcontractors under re-measurable contracts • Ensuring that all subcontract insurances are current and valid • Sending out sub-contract enquiries and providing comparison sheets • Update COINS with information such as expected payments, certificates and payment dates Desirable Skills/Experience: • Relevant professional Quantity Surveying qualification degree level or equivalent • Working knowledge of MS office applications • Reuired to pass test to obtain CSCS card • Maths skills / numerically minded • Industry experience and knowledge Benefits: • 26 days holiday per annum Plus 8 days Bank Holidays • Annual discretionary bonus scheme • Company Car/ Car allowance benefit • Competitive benefits package
Right Talent Sutton
Dec 20, 2019
Full time
CLIENT My client are a private practice that was established in 1966, and provide traditional building surveying services to a broad client base including developers, private property companies, local authorities and housing associations, the NHS and schools. Their team of surveyors and secretaries is around 12 in number. At present they have a strong work load and this and their team numbers have been consistent despite difficulties in the construction industry in previous years. ROLE They are looking for a Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) to carry out Specifications of Work, Surveys for Defect Analysis, Contract Administration, Dilapidations and Party Wall work. This is a diverse area of experience, so we are not expecting them to be an expert in all areas. However, experience of specification, tendering and contract administration for repair, maintenance, extensions and alterations is essential. CANDIDATE The ideal candidate would have to have relevant experience in the fields I mentioned previously and be confident communicating with clients and contractors alike, well organised with an ability to manage their own workload and take a pro-active approach to the projects they manage through to completion. Much of their work is repeat business so we need someone who understands the importance of providing a good service to our clients. Most of their work is centred around London and the South East but on occasion we do have projects further afield. They are based in Sutton.
Right Talent Sutton
Dec 19, 2019
Full time
CLIENT My client are a private practice that was established in 1966, and provide traditional building surveying services to a broad client base including developers, private property companies, local authorities and housing associations, the NHS and schools. Their team of surveyors and secretaries is around 12 in number. At present they have a strong work load and this and their team numbers have been consistent despite difficulties in the construction industry in previous years. ROLE They are looking for a Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) to carry out Specifications of Work, Surveys for Defect Analysis, Contract Administration, Dilapidations and Party Wall work. This is a diverse area of experience, so we are not expecting them to be an expert in all areas. However, experience of specification, tendering and contract administration for repair, maintenance, extensions and alterations is essential. CANDIDATE The ideal candidate would have to have relevant experience in the fields I mentioned previously and be confident communicating with clients and contractors alike, well organised with an ability to manage their own workload and take a pro-active approach to the projects they manage through to completion. Much of their work is repeat business so we need someone who understands the importance of providing a good service to our clients. Most of their work is centred around London and the South East but on occasion we do have projects further afield. They are based in Sutton.
Right Talent Edinborough
Dec 19, 2019
Full time
CLIENT My client offer a comprehensive range of services alongside their Dry Lining services, including: Taping and Jointing Skim and setting to studwork and metal wall systems Metal frame partitions and wall systems Wall lining systems Ceiling and soffit systems Shaft wall systems Steelwork encasement systems Fire stopping and fire barriers My client have established relationships with all key suppliers, working together to provide the highest level of technical expertise the industry can offer combined with a highly experienced team. Experienced Quantity Surveyor preferably from the House Build sector required ASAP for permanent position with rapidly growing All Trades contractor based in East Edinburgh. Applicants must be good communicators, work well within a team and to strict deadlines. Duties to include quantity take offs, pricing, overseeing tender, invoice process and all other associated site works.
Right Talent London, NW10
Dec 19, 2019
Full time
CLIENT My client is a customer focused Principal Building Company based in North West London, providing design & build construction management for prime residential & commercial properties. It is their philosophy that they offer a quality product in a timely fashion giving the customer a personalised service. If you would like to join this fast growing exciting young and fun organisation, ask yourself the following questions: Are you innovative and looking to improve continuously? Are you a positive and personable person that leads by example? Can you handle growth? They are looking for a Quantity Surveyor with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Quantity Surveyor position in a construction background. ROLE The successful Quantity Surveyor will provide a full QS service across residential and commercial projects which will include (but not be limited to): Managing project income Contract management Payment terms with client Receiving payments Cost Management Cost planning Contractor payments Supplier payments Labour costs Commercial management accounting Integration with management accounting Project Assistance Commercial Performance Reporting CANDIDATE ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS The successful Quantity Surveyor will have: Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent 2 years Quantity Surveying experience + adequate knowledge of the construction and building trade that you can demonstrate Residential or commercial experience Contractual awareness and be capable of working independently Attention to detail and methodical approach to work The ability to negotiate across all levels of construction Innovative approach to problem solving Be computer literate with full understanding of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn specialist software e.g. Costx, Eque2 Familiar with forms and contract Knowledge of value engineering In return? The Quantity Surveyor will be given more responsibility and the training and support to develop further the career towards the commercial manager role or any other aspirations. Personal Qualities – you will need to have: Excellent communication skills Performance, drive and results delivery Analysis and problem solving An aptitude for figures and the ability to manage a budget Articulate and ambitious Team player and professional Job Type: Full-time / permanent Salary: £50,000+ depending on experience Holiday Entitlement: 21 days per year plus public holidays Probationary Period: This post is subject to a 3-month probationary period Pension: Eligibility to the Company Pension begins after passing 3-month probationary period Closing date: 31st May 2017
Right Talent London, WC1
Dec 18, 2019
Full time
Valuation + Building Surveyor (RICS) – London, WC1 – Mainly Residential Valuation + Building Surveyor (RICS) – London / Greater London My client is a Chartered Building Consultancy, registered with and vetted by Construction line, Association of Building Engineers, Association for Project Safety and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). They were established in 2006. The practice has experience of working in residential and commercial sectors. The practice is a young and highly motivated company undertaking projects in London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent. Candidate My client are looking to secure the services of an experienced residential surveyor to become a key part of their team within various locations in the UK. Applicants will need to be RICS registered valuer, with at least 2 years post qualification experience of residential surveying, home buyer reports and mortgage valuation surveys as this role will be responsible for strategic relationships in these areas. Candidates specifically need experience carrying out building surveys, homebuyer reports and valuations for home buyers. They are not looking for council or social housing specialists as the most previous employers. Clean driving license essential. Mainly working solo but needs to be able to communicate well with clients. Working in greater London area (no area specifically) Industry leading package available dependent on experience.
Right Talent Dorset
Dec 18, 2019
Full time
Assistant Estimator – Dorset – Retail, Commercial and Leisure Design and Build My client is a second-generation family owned and managed business delivering main-contracting services to the Retail, Commercial and Leisure sectors. 1. Purpose: To provide estimating assistance to the Estimating Director in preparing tender costs for projects for settlement ensuring a competitive net tender. 2. Position Typically Reports to: Estimating Director. 3. Key Accountabilities and Deliverables: To assist the preparation of competitive SOR’s, negotiated tenders, cost plans and traditional competitive tenders in line with contract documentation. Work with the Estimator to deliver accurate prime cost submissions at the adjudication meeting. To undertake work in accordance with the Company’s H&S Policy and other procedures. To take reasonable care of the H&S of myself and any other person who may be affected by my acts or omissions at work. To cooperate with any H&S duty or requirement imposed by the Company, and to use anything provided by the Company for health, safety or welfare in accordance with its purpose. 4. Key Tasks: Responsible for: Check and acknowledge tender documents and amendments. Abstract information into subcontract and material packages. Select subcontract and material companies in conjunction with wider team. Organise copy of tender documents and amendments for appropriate parties. Arrange pricing document production – internal or external as required. Enter pricing document onto database as required. To assist in the production of project take-offs for various trade packages. Answering queries from subcontractors/suppliers. Arrange site visits as required. Assist in the pricing of the various elements of the scheme. Attend Adjudication Meeting and assist with presenting a net tender for agreement/approval. Prepare information packages for handover to construction team, if successful. Attend handover meeting and assist with briefing team on tender bid. Attend pre-contract Design Team Meetings as required. Cost Planning. Attend project debrief, collating feedback from site to update pricing database. Identification of project related risks. Identify scope for value creation / value engineering. 4. Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications: Knowledge: Knowledge of the construction industry. Understanding of various construction methods. Understanding of costing and pricing. Knowledge of sub contractors and suppliers. Knowledge of tender process and document management. Skills: Research Methods. Reading & interpreting drawings and technical specifications Measurement of construction works Risk Assessment. Data Analyses and Pricing. Software Management. Qualifications: Minimum HNC / HND Level 4 qualification Construction or Quantity Surveying Degree.
Right Talent Bristol
Dec 18, 2019
Full time
CLIENT My client is a well-established family run company based between Bath, Bristol and Wells Somerset. They work across an array of sectors including high end property restoration /conservation and New build residential along with Commercial, Industrial, Schools and Hospitals. Project values ranging in value from £100k up to £6m. They currently have a number of projects on including The National Trust, private domestic refurbs and extensions, school extension, new build industrial unit and new build units for housing associations. They currently employ 11 direct staff and their turnover is in excess of £25m. ROLE A great opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join this well-established family run company. In return, you can expect a competitive salary plus package including an outstanding pension and opportunity to work in a friendly, professional environment. ESSENTIAL CRITERIA Full UK driving licence. Proven Estimating/pre-contract management experience Strong building experience/background with extensive Knowledge of Restoration, Conservation and New Build Works Knowledge of different procurement methods ESSENTIAL SKILLS Must be self-motivated with ability to work alone but also part of a team Able to read and interpret Architects specifications and drawings to a high standard Good understanding of Health and Safety requirements Capable of financial analysis Maths and IT skills to produce professional quotations from inbound tenders Strong problem-solving ability Keen attention to detail Good communication skills, written and verbal Job Type: Full-time Required experience: Estimating: 3 years
Right Talent Wimbledon
Dec 17, 2019
Full time
Company Information Established for over 25 years my client specialises in high end residential contracts, together with building projects for our sister property development company in London. The role offers the opportunity to work on the full spectrum of projects from traditional to contemporary, refurbishment and new builds. I am looking for a QS to look after two projects we have in Wimbledon. One is the construction of 21 apartments and the other is a complete refurbishment. Both are currently on site. About You We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our company, providing quantity surveying services for both our private clients and our developments. You will also be expected to run your own projects. Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying you should have a minimum of 6 years experience, working for a similar company. You will be at ease dealing with both our high net worth clients and our sub contractors and be able to establish working relationships with both. The key responsibilities are: Maximising the gross margin on the Company’s building contracts by working with the Contract Manager, accurately assessing costs during the delivery of the contract. Justifying to and claiming from clients all contractual payments due to the company Giving advice and undertaking value engineering if required Preparing and issuing tender packages to sub contractors Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering sub contractors. Collate and analyze sub contractor tenders and, after consultation with the relevant Contract Manager, award the sub contracts Assess and cost variations to the contract on a regular basis and update the Variations Account Scrutinise and verify application for payment from sub contracts Formulate contractual claims for submission Prepare and submit monthly valuations Submit and agree final accounts Prepare monthly cost reports and cost forecasting Promote commercial awareness throughout the project Manage the procurement and buying gains reporting, ensuring regular updating as the project progresses Review and advise on contracts Develop cost plans