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REF: JO0000038508

Quantity Surveyor

Negotiable (Permanent)

Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

About the Company

This is a builder that prides themselves on their exceptional standards, Covering a wide range of building and construction projects including new home builds, house design, renovations and extensions, house refurbishments, heritage refurbishments, home maintenance, commercial construction and public spaces and social housing, throughout East Anglia.

About the Role

* Represent the company in discussions, negotiations, valuations, variations and final account work with Client or Architect
* Prepare and submit valuations, cash flow forecasts, variations and final accounts, and represent the company in its financial dealings with outside professionals
* Prepare internal valuations, cost reconciliation, financial statements for internal office usage
* Report back to Contract Management on financial position of Contracts
* Assume responsibility for Subcontractor enquiries post tender, adjudicate and report on competitiveness of quotations received including analysing on a 'like for like' basis and reporting to Contract Manager/Special Works Manager
* Agree selection, finalise negotiations and place subcontract orders
* Monitor subcontract progress on site, evaluate works and measure and process payments to subcontractors
* Re-measure and check quantities contained in Bills and record extras in consultation with the site agent or site personnel
* Check and complete contract documentation for both main contracts and domestic, named and nominated subcontractors and named nominated suppliers
* Assist estimating department with preparation of take offs, subcontract analysis, enquiries and compiling of priced bills and specifications

About You

To be successful in this role:

* Ability to communicate with colleagues from all departments
* Strong construction knowledge across a range of projects - residential and commercial
* Good IT and communication skills
* Ability to work to tight deadlines and an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
* You must hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

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