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Quantity Surveyor Groundworks - Oxfordshire - £30,000 - £50,000 per year + car and benefits - Permanent


Quantity Surveyor Groundworks - Oxfordshire - £30,000 - £50,000 per year + car and benefits  - Permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for Quantity Surveyor to join a well-respected civil and groundworks company, in Oxfordshire. The Quantity Surveyor will gain invaluable experience and to progress their career with a highly reputable construction company, within a high standards and high rewards environment.

You will assist with and work towards the management of all costs relating to projects. Learn the process from initial inquiry and estimate through to when the build is in progress and on through to final costs. Learn how to ensure that costs are minimised and enhance value for money, whilst ensuring that the Company is achieving required standards and quality. You will learn how to understand and adhere to statutory building regulations. Assist the Company to realise its Mission Statement and values, in particular, to provide a safe environment and equipment on our sites and expect everyone to stay safe.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations to the Company sites
  • Understand the principles of safety on-site and ensure that any concerns are addressed immediately with the support of the safety team, commercial team and/ or Directors as appropriate
  • Provide administrative assistance to the commercial team
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Assist with the preparation of tender and contract documents
  • Build relationships and understand client’s and their requirements
  • Apply value management and cost control
  • Keep track of variations
  • Understand the Company procurement function and its interaction with site and impact on overall job cost and performance
  • Prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • Assist with the identification of commercial risks and develop responses/ actions to them
  • Assist with subcontract procurement/ allocation of work
  • Assist with a valuation of completed work and arrange payments
  • Build an awareness of the different building contracts in current use applicable to the Company
  • Undertake personal on-going development
  • Other duties as reasonably required from time to time

Quantity Surveyor Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 A-Levels at Grade B and above or equivalent BTEC
  • Competent experience of / training in a quantity surveying or commercial background.
  • Proficient computer skills particularly in Excel
  • General reasoning ability and the ability to take on new concepts quickly and efficiently
  • Possess good skill with numbers and strong mathematical ability
  • Ability to gather and analyse information skilfully
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must hold a Full UK Driving license

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