April 2019

Senior Quantity Surveyor (Watford UK)

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Watford UK

Salary: Negotiable

 

Founded in 1967, and operating in Ireland, United Kingdom, and the South Pacific, Roadbridge is a leader in Civil Engineering. Roadbridge has the experience, capability and a proven track record in delivering major projects across a range of sectors on time and on budget. Our core ethos is not just to meet client expectations, but to exceed them, making us the partner clients want to work with.

Job Summary

We are looking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor to be based initially on a project near Watford. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and motivated with good communication skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The successful candidate must be willing to work away from home if required. It is vital that they are able to demonstrate attention to detail and be able to work to deadlines, whilst liaising with site management and client’s representatives as appropriate. As quantity surveyor you will report to both the project/contracts manager as well as the regional commercial manager.

The role includes:

  • Carry out the estimating, cost control and tracking of the installation works on site.
  • Proven ability to negotiate with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Track and manage contracts and associated budgets.
  • Prepare variations, claims and generating reports.
  • Preparing and agreeing final accounts.
  • Generate timely reports.
  • Preparing compensation events.

Essential Experience / Skills

  • 5 + year’s relevant experience with a main Civil Contractor or large Civils Subcontractor
  • Experience of pricing and preparing Tenders, budgets and cost plans.
  • Experience of Sage systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project/Primavera would be an advantage.
  • Experience in NEC is preferable
  • Experience in general procurement duties

Essential Qualifications

  • Third level qualification in Construction/Engineering / Economics (or similar).

 

To apply for this position, please email your CV to careers@roadbridge.ie