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Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Megan Knight

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 082

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Highways Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator
The Highways Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator will be responsible for managing and reporting financial information generated on major highway civil engineering works.
-Prepare preliminary and detailed target costs for major civil engineering projects.
-Record financial information generated on site on a labour, plant and materials basis.
-Compile and price compensation events generated on site.
-Monitor ongoing construction costs, compare against baseline target and prepare new forecast.
-Prepare reports/spreadsheets detailing costs and report to design team.
The Highways Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator will sit within a team which is currently responsible for the design and implementation of major, infrastructure projects valued between £50k and £10M.
The Design and Operations Team is responsible for the design and implementation of the major Highways Civil Engineering projects.  The Quantity Surveyor/Estimator will act as the financial link between the Design Team and the Operations Team, recording, monitoring and reporting costs generated on site and pricing compensation events.
Problems that arise include:
·Identification of unforeseen items outside of the scope of original works.
·Inability to obtain rates from suppliers.
·Challenges to baseline cost estimates.
          Decisions to be made include:
·Provision of realistic rates based on experience where none available.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Megan Knight at Carrington West on 02393 876062.
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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Megan at Carrington West on 02393 876082 for more information. CWHTT
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