Quantity Surveyor

Location
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary
Excellent Salary + car or car allowance
Posted
02 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Ref
JCENQS
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Jackson is a multi-million pound civil engineering firm, working out of seven regional offices across the country. Our clients keep coming back because they know we always deliver. We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers.

Due to continued success we are now on the lookout for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Northern Region, to work out of our Chesterfield office.

You will mainly be responsible for managing the commercial aspect of schemes, from the site start-up to the final account. You will seek to manage project costs and enhance value as part of the site team, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure compliance with quality, safety and environmental objectives
  • Preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
  • On-site measurement and measurement of drawings as required
  • Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and  repair work
  • Feasibility studies of clients requests
  • Preparation of estimates
  • Analysing sub-contractors quotations 
  • Preparation and agreeing variation accounts
  • Preparation and agreeing of interim valuations and final accounts
  • Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors
  • Providing evidence for resolution of disputes
  • Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedure

Are you the person we are looking for?

This is no ordinary company, here at Jackson we pride ourselves on being a first class firm and for that we need first class people!

We're after an ambitious individual with great communication skills, who is confident with a flexible approach.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment as well as handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy and IT skills.

The ideal candidate must have experience working on highways and structure schemes and at least 3 years' experience as a QS working with the NEC form of contract.

RICS or ICES would be desirable but not essential.

We also offer some fantastic perks!

We don't just offer a great place to work with a family feel atmosphere, we also offer life assurance cover, company pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare voucher scheme and a cycle to work scheme.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join a well-established, positive, no nonsense company then we want to hear from you!

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance or adjustments on 01473 238300.
 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.