Aug 03, 2022

Quantity Surveyor - Demolition

£40,000 - £70,000 yearly
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  • Reading, Berkshire

Job Description

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)

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