Quantity Surveyor - SE Wales

Quantity Surveyor - SE Wales

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - SE Wales
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH10043
Contact Name: Kim Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 23, 2016 15:07

Job Description

2-3-month contract

We are currently recruiting for several Quantity Surveyors to work on various water schemes.
You must be in the North Wales area and have a strong QS'ing background spanning at least 5 years - Ideally within the water sector.

Your duties will include;

  • All aspects of QS'ing
  • Assist the implementation and continuous improvement of the Waste water contracts
  • Supporting the Contractors Manager
  • Provide advice and support to area operational teams on all commercial aspects of the framework
  • Identify and implement best practice
  • Ensure that the appropriate processes are maintained to provide detailed and effective

financial information on the delivery of the contracts

  • Evaluate task payments, challenge costs and raise/resolve queries
  • Raising Payment Certificates in accordance with contract
  • Tracking assessment dates, review period and payment date to meet contract obligations
  • Ensure cost settlement is posted to the correct cost centre
  • Monitor volumes of activity and report on volumes against forecasts
  • Use of IT systems to accurately record and monitor contract information
  • Provide financial detail to ensure monthly accruals are accurately captured
  • Assist in the evaluation and administration of compensation events

The ideal candidate;

  • Water Experience
  • Will be Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering (Highly Desirable)
  • Contractually aware of NEC3
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Ability to analyse and interpret financial information
  • Subcontractor management experience
  • Full UK Driving License

To apply for this role please call Kim on 02392 222 960 or alternatively send your most recent CV to

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