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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £13000 - £16000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMB001_1551948612
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Job description

My Client is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned construction and development groups in the UK. They work across various sectors including, accommodation, commercial, Education, healthcare, Leisure, Mixed-use, retail and industrial. Due to company growth an opportunity has arisen for 2 Trainee Quantity Surveyors to join their team in Manchester.

Summary of the role;

Reporting to the Managing Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for assisting the MQS in carrying out any quantity surveying duties including assisting in agreeing with contracting partners 'agreed maximum prices', valuing variations, processing valuation payments and agreeing final accounts to ensure successful delivery of repairs and maintenance & planned works programmes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

You will assist the Commercial Manager, Managing Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors with the following;
  • Prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for new build, improvements and maintenance work.
  • Carry out construction valuations and certification duties for responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance works.
  • Deal with 'Open Book' accounting on construction projects and with interim and final accounts with sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants including the resolution of contractual claims and settlement of contracts.
  • Undertake financial checks and maintain financial controls and monitor costs of schemes against budgets.
  • Carry out financial checks on completed Repairs and Maintenance job cards as required, and check compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager & Senior Quantity Surveyors carry out regular reviews of all schedules of rates to ensure their continued relevance and produce trend information on usage of rates.
  • Undertake analysis of the performance of suppliers and sub-contractors during the contract stage and following contract completion. Check compliance with contract terms and conditions and legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Support the performance management framework and monitor the status of relevant performance measures in relation to financial management.
  • Attend any pre-contract, progress and other related meetings relating to the delivery of the companies Services.
  • Prepare, profile, monitor and manage budgets for all construction related activities including responsive repairs, cyclical and planned maintenance.
  • Manage health and safety issues in your area of responsibility in line with the relevant section(s) of the relevant Health and Safety Policy.
  • Comply with Group confidentiality and information security policies at all times.