Quantity Surveyor - Braintree

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Braintree
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Braintree
Salary: £38k - 40k per year
Start Date: 2018-02-28 00:00:00
Reference: JN -022018-43001
Contact Name: Ashleigh Ryan
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2018 11:11

Job Description

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

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

The Quantity Surveyor will be based mainly in Braintree and will have 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 improvementManaging 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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