Quantity Surveyor

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary £300 - 350 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarvey Barlow

Job description

As a Freelance Quantity Surveyor, you will play a critical role in managing the financial aspects of various streetworks projects. You will be responsible for cost estimation, contract administration, and ensuring projects are completed within budget and to the highest standards. Your expertise in NEC and JCT contracts and Contract Law will be essential in negotiating and managing contracts effectively.

Key Responsibilities:
·Prepare cost estimates, budgets, and work schedules.
·Manage all financial aspects of streetworks projects, ensuring cost control and financial reporting.
·Administer NEC and JCT contracts, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations.
·Conduct risk and value management and cost control.
·Prepare and analyze project costings for tenders, including materials, quantities, and labor.
·Provide advice on contractual claims and disputes.
·Monitor project progress and prepare detailed reports.
·Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
·Liaise with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and project delivery.

Qualifications and Experience:
·Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor, ideally within the highways or streetworks sector.
·Strong knowledge of NEC and JCT contracts.
·Solid understanding of Contract Law.
·Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
·Strong communication and negotiation skills.
·Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
·Proficiency in relevant software and tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel, cost estimating software).
·Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
·Professional membership (e.g., RICS) is preferred but not essential.
For more information please click APPLY NOW or call Harvey Barlow on 02393 876 087.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harvey Barlow at Carrington West on 02393 876087 for more information.
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