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Quantity Surveyor

Our rapidly growing, family run company are looking to recruit an experienced Junior/ Graduate QS to be based within out busy, vibrant commercial office in Upminster. Working alongside our operations staff and with the guidance of the Senior QS, Commercial Manager and Operations Director, you will be the connection between the clients QS, finance teams and site teams and our internal teams. You will undertake site visits as required in orderto ascertain progress and inform our operational and finance teams.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and eager to learn our business. Working in close conjunction with our commercial maanger to apply for our monthly applications and maanger all our live contracts commercial aspects. The applicant will also be involved from tender stage right through to final acccount aggreement on completed contracts. 

Core Reponsibilities

  • Agreement of interim payment amounts with clients, monitoring when payments notices are due/ received/ outstanding.
  • Preparing project budgets in conjunction with the Contracts Manager and Operations Director
  • Monitoring budgets against costs and projections on a monthly basis
  • Sending subcontractor enquiries, analysing quotations, placement of orders, interim payments & agreement of subcontractor final accounts
  • Ensuring that we fulfil all our contractual obligations
  • Advising contracts managers regarding all commercial matters (variations, delays etc) and ensuring that they are identified and recorded
  • Assist contracts managers in the preparation of contractual notices
  • Site visits are essential to monitor for possible variations and similar matters and ensure that site records are produced.
  • Maintain good relationships with clients, consultants and colleagues.  

Person Specification

  • Work experience within a surveying or construction management role 
  • Understanding of the JCT Standard Forms of Contract or similar
  • Quantity surveying degree or professional qualifications
  • Excellent IT skills (particularly Microsoft Excel)
  • Experience of producing and monitoring project budgets
  • Experience of producing and monitoring when payments are due/received/outstanding
  • CSCS Card
  • Full UK Driving Licence 

Summary of Skills

  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials and regulations
  • Proficient in cost control techniques and software applications
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as required by the Finance and Operations team. We offer 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and company funded staff social events. We offer excellent progression and salary opportunities, company sick pay, pension and healthcare plan to all staff upon successful completion of the probation period. For the right candidate we can provide study and university support. 

Triangle Fire Systems are a Real Living Wage Employer and an Equal Opportunities Employer. The company is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, skin colour, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs. 

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                     £25,000-£40,000                   dependent on experience

How to apply

Email CV and cover letter to Samantha.skinner-davies

Employee Benefits

 Company events

Company pension

Flexible Working

Cycle to work Scheme

Electric Car scheme

Free parking

Health & wellbeing programme

On-site parking

Paid volunteer time

Sick pay