Quantity Surveyor – Demolition

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £40000 - £70000/annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £40000 - £70000/annum


Quantity Surveyor (Demolition)

Seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor with experience in Demolition projects, or interest in progressing [construction] career into Demolition.

* Manage and complete PQQ`s including the technical and quality aspects for tender return.

* Meeting clients to determine their needs and discuss any areas that need revising for price or feasibility.

* Calculating material quantities and costs, labour costs and an achievable project timeframe.

* Develop strong relationships with external clients, consultants, and other specialists.

* Develop and maintain market awareness on materials and sub-contractor prices.

* Maintain database of standard cost allowances and work closely with the commercial department to ensure cost assumptions are current.

* Responsible for taking off quantities, procuring competitive quotations, analysing the results, and producing finalisation documents.

* Consider drawings and employers requirements, understand the requirements of the tender documentation.

* Consider and negotiate sub-contract quotes and attendances to incorporate into estimates.

* Visit site to establish site constraints etc, that may affect pricing strategy.

* Be technically competent of the demolition process, or desire to develop if from construction background.

* Analyse and critique all information provided to Department for cost effectiveness.

* Explore and present innovative techniques to reduce cost. Value engineer specifications and materials to enhance cost effectiveness.

* Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Manager.

Person Specification

* Knowledge of relevant demolition (or construction, with a view to developing demolition) health and safety policies and procedures.

* Estimator / QS experience.

* Enthusiastic and self-motivated.

* Be approachable and professional.

* Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.

* Prior experience in a construction or demolition industry.

* Excellent communication and IT skills. Good ability with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

* MRICS or completed a Quantity Surveying degree (beneficial but not essential if qualified by experience)

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.