We are pleased to be working with a respected and expanding National firm , who, having recently won a complex and prestigious Civil Engineering project in Cornwall, are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and capable Assistant/Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join their team.
The main purpose of the role is to provide support for the commercial team to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
To work with Cost Forecasts, actual costs, accruals, cost coding. To interpret figures, read bill of quantities and input/ code costs in the system
On a monthly basis, the candidate will produce monthly SPE reports, analyse them, look at deviations, and discuss with his/her management
To keep the system up-to-date with costing information
Level of qualifications, relevant experience:
Great analytical capabilities, attention to detail and IT knowledgeable especially with spreadsheets
Passion to get correct numbers and patient enough to achieve the right results
Preferable experience with cost forecasts and budgets
Preferable understanding of construction costs
Experience as a Quantity Surveyor working within a contracting environment
Knowledge and skills in cost control of projects ideally within the civils and Highways sector however, other sector experience is considered
Knowledge of NEC 3 Contracts is advantageous
Hold a relevant degree or equivalent level (e.g. Quantity Surveying or Construction Management)
Demonstrate a genuine interest in construction
Self-motivated, detail orientated and very organised, with an aptitude for working with numbers and absorbing and analysing technical information
Despite the current climate the organisation have been very busy throughout the pandemic and are currently in an enviable position with a number of projects in the pipeline for the next 3 years and are able to provide support towards further professional development.
A super opportunity for someone looking for long term, challenging work in the Cornwall area.