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Quantity Surveyor

About the role

Balfour Beatty Construction Services is looking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor to ensure commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a specified project or range of projects. You will be part of a project team based at Sellafield and join a growing and profitable part of the business.What you'll be doing

On a day to day basis, you will ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions; in conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member(s), be accountable for the profitability of the project(s) and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins. You will contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed; with other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value. Who we're looking for

Previous experience in Quantity Surveying, some of which should have been obtained within a relevant business environment and a valid CSCS card are required. Membership of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE. 

The following are essential requirements for the role: 

Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract 

Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes Knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projectsKnowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties sm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines Effective negotiation skills - both with internal and external customers

Job added on 19-11-2014