Quantity Surveyor, Jobs, Scotland, Central Scotland, 4040

Quantity Surveyor

QS (Contractor)

Ref: 4040Tuesday 14 May 2019


One of the UK's most successful Major Contractors are actively seeking 2 x experienced Quantity Surveyors for permanent positions in Glasgow.


Our client:

  • Our client is a leading international business operating primarily in major construction schemes, with over 100 years of delivering complex and distinguished projects. By financing, designing and developing a wide variety of ventures, our client operates with a high level of technical expertise to ensure successful conclusions across the full infrastructure lifecycle;
  • Well-recognised and respected, our client offers an excellent opportunity for a motivated Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a steady business with scope for career progression;


What you’ll be doing:

  • Ability to carry out and complete the full range of commercial activities necessary for pre- and post- construction including; Minimise risk, maximise opportunity, minimise cost and maximise value
  • Provide assistance, support and guidance on all commercial issues within the Project(s)
  • Preparation of Valuations/Applications for Payment on a monthly basis with full supporting documentation in an efficient and timely manner and in accordance with the contract
  • Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client on a monthly basis with full supporting documentation.
  • Preparation of earned value calculations and detailed projected project outturn costs on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material Procurement Schedules.
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
  • Administration of contract commercial requirements including valuation, final account, change management, variation and Compensation Event evaluation
  • Good understanding of the contract, preparation of notifications and loss and expense Ensure good practice and compliance with all contractual requirements


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • The ideal candidate will be degree-qualified, with at least an HNC in Civil Engineering;

  • Experience in heavy or minor civil engineering would be highly desirable, although any construction background will be considered; 

  • At least 5 years’ post-graduate experience in quantity surveying;

  • A good understand of NEC contracts;

  • Ideally be situated, or within commutable distance to Glasgow;

  • Confident and comfortable working on projects up to £5m in value.


What’s in it for you:

  • The opportunity to join an established major contractor with a healthy pipeline of future projects

  • The company can offer a healthy work/life balance in addition to a competitive basic salary and benefits package;


What you need to do next:

Please hit the APPLY NOW button to send your CV to Ronan Neill at James Gray Recruitment. For more information on this or other opportunities, please contact Ronan on or at ronan@jamesgrayrecruitment.com.