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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Industry:
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + package
Reference: J912677_1646930994
Contact Name: Molly Hills
Contact Email: Molly.hills@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: March 10, 2022 16:49

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor based at our North West office.

The trainee will learn and gain experience whilst also attending college on a day release basis. All training fees will be paid for.

The role of the Trainee Quantity Surveyor includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Providing resource and assistance to the Estimating Department with tenders as and when required
  • Being present with the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Director at the handover of project tender data from Estimating department
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor with the regular review and updating of CVR to ensure that forecasted profit/loss figures are as accurate as possible given the current information in conjunction with and under the supervision of Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Director
  • Review and monitoring of the Commercial Appraisal in conjunction with and under the supervision of Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Regular review of subcontract procurement schedule with the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Sub-contract procurement in line with the agreed procurement schedule and programme of the project to ensure that orders to subcontractors are placed in a timely fashion, in conjunction with and under the supervision of Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor. This includes:
    • the evaluation, vetting and comparison of subcontract tenders to ensure compliance with specification
    • Arranging, attending, chairing and recording minutes of subcontract pre-order meetings
    • Working with the project team and subsequent placing of formal orders with subcontractors ensuring choosing the most suitable sub-contractor that provides the best financial outcome without effect on the programme.
  • Control of subcontractors' accounts on the project, in conjunction with and under the supervision of Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor which includes:
    • Monitoring and verification of subcontractors works carried out under the subcontract
    • Validating and assessing any claims for additional works made by the subcontractor and ensuring that any non-recoverable items are contra-charged/reported accurately and as soon as they become apparent, and any recoverable items are picked up within the main contract as a variation
    • Remeasurement / revaluing of subcontractors works as required
    • Agreeing and settling of sub-contractor final accounts
  • Being aware of sub-contractors' obligations under the sub-contract and raising any issues of concern with the project team / Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor as soon as they become apparent
  • Being aware of the company's obligations under the main contract and raising any issues of concern with the project team / Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor as soon as they become apparent
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor in processing subcontractor applications for payment in a timely fashion to ensure that subcontractors are paid on time in accordance with the agreed subcontract terms and conditions and the relevant notices are issued
  • Attendance at site meetings
  • Attendance at project review meetings
  • Attendance at internal monthly Cost Meetings
  • Reporting/raising important issues of a that may pose a commercial risk to the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor in carrying out monthly valuations under the main contract, agreeing the monthly valuation with Client's Agent/Quantity Surveyor/Architect as required and issuing invoices to the Client within the correct timescales
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor in liaising with the Buying department for the procurement of materials for the project
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor in liaising with the Site Manager and Contracts Manager on a regular basis in relation to all commercial aspects of the project
  • Assisting the Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor in undertaking final agreement of the external final account under the main contract within 3-6 months of Practical Completion.

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