Posted Thursday 14 June 2018
Ref: 21

Quantity Surveyor - Cumbria

England, North England

£50,000 - £50,000 + Accommodation + Travel

This vacancy is now closed

Who you’ll be working for:

A Top Tier Irish Main Civil Contractor, currently working on various large-scale heavy civil projects across the UK, including Roads, Water, Wind Farms etc.

Due to a successful tendering process, they have won a £multi-million project based in Cumbria, were they have a requirement for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join them. A permanent role, working initially on this project, which will take 2 years to complete, with other projects, based across North England and Scotland.

Accommodation and Travel provided for this role, working on a rotational basis.

What you’ll need to have:

The successful candidate will have a construction / Civil engineering / Quantity surveying degree, 6+ years heavy civil experience working as a quantity surveyor with knowledge of FIDIC & NEC3 forms of contracts, preferably with main contractor experience.

Key career experience will include your ability to: 

  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, spend profiles and budget reports and present to Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • Assist in the estimating process by sending out subcontract enquiries
  • Produce Procurement schedules
  • Prepare Budget estimates
  • Prepare, review and complete sub-contract documentation.
  • Negotiate subcontract terms
  • All subcontract administration from inception to final account
  • Full project cost control including reconciliation of weekly plant & labour against budget
  • Produce and monitor Commercial / Contractual correspondence and issues
  • Assess & certify subcontractor applications for payment
  • Programme awareness and ensure the Project is on track

What you’ll get in return:

Salary will be in the region of £50,000 - £60,000 which will be fully negotiable depending on experience, along with a full benefits package, including Accommodation and Travel, working on a rotational basis, which is usually 10 days on, 4 days off (10/4).

The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.