Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Waldeck Associates Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30-60K
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Waldeck are market leaders in the use of BIM to create Digital Assets for the Rail, Industrial, Building and Energy Sectors and leading the production of these projects on a day-to-day basis will put the Civil & Structural Engineers at the forefront of their industry. We are currently looking for QS's to join either our Warrington or Birmingham office. Please see job description below:

- Client Relationships: - Undertake client liaison and ensure that the project meets the client's objectives and requirements. Act as key client contact for project delivery, representing all of Waldeck's services on a daily basis.

- New Opportunities: - Seek opportunities to expand Waldeck's services and penetration within client organisations.

- Governance: - Support the Project Manager on large and medium sized/risk projects and assist with the management of teams for a particular programme of work. In particular: arrange and run project commencement meetings; produce project programmes and resourcing schedules; monitor and report upon delivery against agreed timescales and budgets; identify, produce and agree variations; and manage client expectations. Manage billing an cash collection for all projects being delivered by your team.

- Project Budget Control:

Proactively oversee the delivery of projects being managed by Senior Engineers within your team, providing mentoring and guidance on methods of delivery to achieve time and budget targets and ways to manage risks and improve client satisfaction.

- Fulfil the Clients Requirements: - Take responsibility for Approving Deliverables produced by your team, in so doing ensuring that all deliverables:

o Are produced in accordance with the programme

o Meet the requirements of the project and are technically correct, clear and of the highest engineering standard.

- Take due account of social and environmental constraints
- Incorporate any suitable innovations, are economical and are safe to construct, maintain and ultimately demolish.

- Quality: - Undertake thorough checking of technical content of work carried out by others to ensure that deliverables are correct and in accordance with all relevant standards and regulations.

- Ensure that all work is carried out in full compliance with the Company's Procedures. Participate in Quality Audits and ensure that any non­ conformances are closed out within agreed timescales, and proactively adopt I disseminate best practice wherever it is identified.

- Confidentiality: - Ensure information about the business of the Company is only divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Company policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Skills / Competencies/ Experience:

- 2/3 years' experience (on Chartership Pathway)
- Current CSCS Card.
- Be capable of working on their own initiative, without supervision and have ability to deputise for their Line Manager.
- Be able to work in close collaboration with team members of other disciplines and have an appreciation of their role
- Have in-depth knowledge of relevant Design Standards and Legislation
- Maintain awareness of all relevant technologies and innovations.
- Have a high attention to detail and ability to instill standards of pride and excellence in their team
- Have good organization and prioritizing skills
- Have strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
- Good knowledge of construction methods and materials
- Able to manage resources effectively and efficiently, with strong skills indeveloping staff.
- Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm
- Familiarity with relevant software packages such as MS Project, Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Cost X CATO Enterprise
- Methodical approach to work
- Good recording of method
- Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning
- Ability to lead and be part of a team
- Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and measurement software
- Good working knowledge of JCT, ICE, NEC