Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: QSSSNCSP
  • Date Posted: 31 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Daniel Owen Ltd
  • Website: https://www.danielowen.co.uk/
  • Location: South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £18.00 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: negotiable rate
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

I am looking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor into the local authority in South Tyneside to work in the Construction and Technical Services division. Work is an initial 3/4 month contract with the possibility of extension.

Day to day duties are as follows but not limited to:

  • Manage your workload effectively, whilst playing a key role in the operation of quality assurance and ensuring that the customer receives an excellent service
  • Provide support to the team in all construction cost consultancy such as the provision of estimating and cost feasibility services.
  • Produce contract documentation for a number of procurement routes and manage/deliver the tender process.
  • Prepare and/or facilitate contract payments, interim valuations, and monthly cost reporting and total project financial management.
  • Ensure total project cost control, and where necessary adopt value management and engineering techniques as well as finalising contract accounts with parties working on behalf of the Council.
  • Work alongside consultancy partners in the delivery of the division's workload together with ensuring that Council procedures are adopted within the delivery process.
  • Prepare reports and deputise for the Construction and Technical Services Manager, when directed.
  • Delivery of cost management on a project basis

The successful candidate must have the following:

  • HNC in construction or equivalent
  • Substantial experience of working in a QS related position
  • Able to use IT processes and packages such as Microsoft
  • Full UK driving licence and access to transport
  • Knowledge of the building processes

Hourly rate £20p/h but negotiable depending on experience. 37 hours per week Monday - Friday.

If you are looking for some freelance work that may lead to a permanent position and an excellent career opportunity, please apply within or call Abby on 0191 814 1360.