Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor, £38-£40,000, Braintree, Essex

Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor, £38-£40,000, Braintree, Essex
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Braintree
Salary: £38k - 40k per year
Start Date: As soon as possible (notice period accepted)
Reference: AQS/QS
Contact Name: Ashleigh Ryan
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2018 09:03

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor, Braintree, £38-£40,000 

My client, a bespoke company in Telecommunications Engineering, are currently seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor to complete the contractual & commercial governance of complex structural engineering tenders and projects. 

The Quantity Surveyor will be based mainly in Braintree (possibility of remote working) and will have proven track record of strong negotiation skills. 

  • Negotiation of contract terms/conditions
  • Submission and agreement of interim valuations and final accounts
  • Managing entitlement to loss and expense including compilation, submission and negotiation of claims
  • Procurement of subcontractors including negotiating contract sum and terms & conditions
  • Monthly contract reviews, audits and raising early warnings of contract risks
  • Train junior project managers in commercial best practice
  • Contribute to internal process creation and improvement
  • Managing contract disputes
  • Managing subcontract accounts including interim valuations, claims and final accounts
  • Tender preparation including production of engineering cost plans and estimates
  • Value engineering input during project design stages

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proven quantity surveying experience and cost management of complex engineering or construction projects
  • Knowledge of commonly used construction contracts and contract law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to communicate with all internal and external partners
  • Experience in one or more of the following key sectors would be an advantage; telecoms infrastructure, structural steel, facilities management.
  • A self-motivated individual and ideally a member of a professional Institution or close to achieving professional status.

Nice To Have Qualifications and/or Experience

  • Degree qualified in quantity surveying, or civil/structural engineering
  • Experience of mitigation and adjudication processes
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), although not essential 

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