Quantity Surveyor

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Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom Countrywide
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
EU/0000KW
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.

Jacobs is a leading service provider in Project Management Construction Management (PMCM), delivering projects at all stages from initial studies, design through to construction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally. Our projects include work in Rail, Highways, Water Utilities, Energy and Aviation, all of which are of critical long term importance to the general public, local and national economy and industry alike. Jacobs provides support for a wide range of clients including, government departments, local authorities and major contractors.

The Quantity Surveying function within the Programme Management Construction Management division of Jacobs UK provides clients with a full range of pre and post contract quantity surveying services.

Position Summary:

Candidates will be able to demonstrate a high aptitude in service delivery. Reporting to a Technical Director, the role will require the successful candidate to take a project leading QS role. The candidate should be client facing and demonstrate technical qualities for the role. The role will provide the opportunity to work within a variety of sectors and will involve pre and post quantity surveying contract duties.

Responsibilities include:


  • Utilise Jacobs best practice tools and processes to support project delivery in Quantity Surveying.
  • Manage projects through the entire project lifecycle.
  • Prepare estimates, cost plans and tender documentation using various forms of measurement and contracts.
  • Be proficient in measurement for Schedule of Works and Bills of Quantities production.
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations with contractors and issue recommendations for payment.
  • Pricing variations throughout the duration of the contract and provide cost advice.
  • Attend site meetings, and provide input and support to the project.
  • Price and prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout the period of a contract.
  • Agree re-measurement of quantities with contractors, and prepare and agree final accounts and claims. Prepare final accounts for clients that are suitable for audit.
  • Preparation and analysis of statistical cost information to monitor trends in the Building Industry and assisting with cost planning future projects.
  • Administer and provide advice on contracts, typically the JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • Provide assistance to other disciplines within the company as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Utilise Jacobs best practice tools and processes to support project delivery in Quantity Surveying.
  • Manage projects through the entire project lifecycle.
  • Prepare estimates, cost plans and tender documentation using various forms of measurement and contracts.
  • Be proficient in measurement for Schedule of Works and Bills of Quantities production.
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations with contractors and issue recommendations for payment.
  • Pricing variations throughout the duration of the contract and provide cost advice.
  • Attend site meetings, and provide input and support to the project.
  • Price and prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout the period of a contract.
  • Agree re-measurement of quantities with contractors, and prepare and agree final accounts and claims. Prepare final accounts for clients that are suitable for audit.
  • Preparation and analysis of statistical cost information to monitor trends in the Building Industry and assisting with cost planning future projects.
  • Administer and provide advice on contracts, typically the JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • Provide assistance to other disciplines within the company as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


Qualifications

Essential:

  • Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification.
  • Professional Qualification: RICS Qualified MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of applicable industry standard forms of contract, typically JCT and NEC.
  • Pre and post contract knowledge.
  • Experience of cost forecasting and reporting, cost control, cost risk management, advising on procurement options, procurement documentation preparation, contract documentation preparation, contract administration and contract documentation.
  • Good general commercial awareness.
  • Use of computerised measurement packages.
  • Good team player.
  • Able to act on own initiative.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Full clean UK driving licence.

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