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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £55,000
Job description

I am currently recruiting for a residential house builder, based in Buy St Edmunds, Suffolk who are looking to add a Groundwork Quantity Surveyor to their ever-growing team, someone with a specific focus on Groundwork and Civil elements of their projects.

The purpose of this job is to maximise the gross margin on the company’s building contracts by supporting the commercial team in obtaining best prices for groundworks sub-contracts, accurately assessing costs during the delivery of the groundwork contract, and justifying and claiming all contractual payments due to the company by the client. 

The vacancy would suit a semi-qualified/qualified surveyor. The candidate must have a minimum of two years practical surveying experience working for a similar sized company. The job-holder will be based at offices near Bury St Edmunds but will need to visit sites, mostly located in Hertfordshire and North London but also in adjacent Home Counties.

Key responsibilities include:

·        Prepare and despatch tender packages to sub-contractors

·        Set up job files and all necessary records

·        Collate sub-contractor tenders and, in consultation with the Contracts Manager, award sub-contracts

·        Check and approve sub-contractors’ claims for payment

·        Liaise with sub-contractors to resolve queries

·        Assess and cost variations to contract

·        Update and maintain records

·        Assist with contract valuations

·        Assist with monthly cost/value reconciliations

·        Submit and agree final accounts

On Offer:

·        £55,000

·        Benefits including pension, healthcare etc



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