Quantity Surveyor / Contractors Estimator (Bills of Quantities) job vacancy in Manchester

Posted on: 03/12/2019
Ref: VAC-16114
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Quantity Surveying Consultancy
  • Discipline: Quantity Surveyor
  • Sub Discipline: Quantity Surveyor
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Quantity Surveyor / Contractors Estimator (Bills of Quantities)

We have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor/Contractors Estimator (Bills of Quantities) to work for a highly successful and multi-award-winning Construction Consultancy in Manchester.

As part of the BQ team, the ideal candidate will ensure client satisfaction through the development of Client Relationships and through the provision of excellent service delivery. Please read below to find out more:

The Quantity Surveyor/ Contractors Estimator (Bills of Quantities role):
” Assist in the production of Bills of Quantities and/or Detailed Builder’s Quantities.
” Report to the Associate Director responsible for co-ordinating the Bill Production Team.
” Measure and Bill work items as required, in accordance with the method of measurement requested by our Client.
” Under the direction of the Associate Director, allocate work to assistant quantity surveyors on the Bill Production Team, agreeing timescales and deadlines as required.
” Assist the Associate Director in the delegation of large sections of BQ Work (or small BQ projects complete) to other surveyors in the companies Bill Production team including freelance surveyors working in or outside the offices.
” Liaise with other members of the company Bill Production team including freelance surveyors working in or outside the company’s offices in order to deliver Bills of Quantities / Detailed Builder’s Quantities within the timescales set by the company.
” Liaise with the company’s contractor clients.
” Prepare and, if requested by the Associate Director, issue query sheets as and when necessary throughout the measurement period.
” Monitor progress on each task or project and report to the Senior QS on a regular basis
” Log receipt of addenda information received during the measurement and billing process, identify any additional or abortive time incurred in dealing with the revised information and report to the Senior QS.
” On complete BQ Projects, under the direction of the Associate Director, collate bill sections from each surveyor and carry out an initial QA check (reading over), notify surveyors if any anomalies are identified requiring clarification or correction.

” Ensure all Bill sections are uploaded onto Conquest.
” If requested by the Associate Director, issue collated Bills of Quantities/Detailed builder’s Quantities or Bill Sections to our Contractor Clients
” Ensure all back-up work for the Bill measurement, including dim measurements and marked up drawings are stored for future reference
” Advising the Senior QS or Associate Director of any necessary amendments following QA checks.
” Assist in the development of computer aided measurement systems within the company, including Navisworks and BIM.
” Work with the Senior to achieve target deadlines set down by the Clients
” Liaising with clients, contractors and sub-contractors or any other members of the design teams on the projects.
” Contribute and share ideas which help to develop the quality of the company’s service.
” Keep up to date with current developments and good practice within the industry.
” Administer Quality Assurance in accordance with Quality Assurance procedures.

In Return?
” £30,000 – £40,000 per annum + Package
” Flexible working hours for everyone
” Car/Fuel Allowance: all business miles paid
” Pension Scheme
” Private Health Insurance

What to do next
If this is an opportunity of interest, or if you have any queries, please feel free to give Sebastian a call on 07747534475 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, if you’re not looking but know of someone who is, please don’t hesitate to let me know as we pay referral fees for successful recommendations.

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