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Job description

An interesting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor with a leading Curtain walling, glazing and facade contractor based in St Albans.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To work within the surveying department of a busy, well respected and strong performing curtain wall, window and door Sub-Contractor based in St Albans. They have projects throughout the South East business working with leading tier 1 contractors. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following as part of their role:

  • Attend pre-let meetings with Main Contractors to get an overview of projects and advise of items to raise
  • Review contract documentation and negotiate terms with clients
  • Issue monthly valuations for projects to Main Contractors, where possible by visiting site to meet with Main Contractors to build/enhance relationships
  • Price/assist to price variations on projects
  • Liaise with Sub-Sub-Contractors working for us on projects, including reviewing and authorising valuations issued to us
  • Ensure payments are received and are made on time
  • Settling Final Accounts on projects * Request release of retentions from Main Contractors when they are due
  • Reporting to the Commercial Director including providing information for reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Take a proactive approach to help the company grow and improve
  • Any other work as required including working alongside other departments to ensure successful delivery of projects

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Surveying qualifications are desirable

PREFERRED SKILLS

Good verbal, written and mathematical abilities for good communication and customer service

Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications

Problem solving and analytical thinking individual

Experience in the facade industry is preferable, but Quantity Surveying experience is essential