Mar 18, 2024

Quantity Surveyor - Demolition

£30,000 - £50,000 yearly
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  • Bristol, City of Bristol

Job Description

Role: Quantity Surveyor Type: Perm Salary: £35,000- £50,000 (Depending on experience) Location: Bristol/National Benefits: Company car, Expenses when working away. Overview: As a Quantity Surveyor specialising in Construction and Demolition, you will play a vital role in managing the costs and financial aspects of construction and demolition projects. Your responsibilities will include estimating costs, preparing tender documents, negotiating contracts, managing budgets, and ensuring that projects are completed within budgetary constraints while maintaining high-quality standards. Key Responsibilities: · Cost Estimation: Utilize your expertise to accurately estimate the costs involved in construction and demolition projects. This involves analysing blueprints, specifications, and other documentation to determine the required materials, labour, and equipment costs. · Tender Preparation: Prepare detailed tender documents, including bills of quantities, to invite bids from contractors. Ensure that tender documents are comprehensive and accurately reflect project requirements to facilitate competitive bidding. · Contract Negotiation: Negotiate contracts with contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to secure favourable terms and conditions. This includes ensuring that contracts are aligned with project specifications and budgetary constraints while minimising risks. · Budget Management: Develop and manage project budgets throughout the construction and demolition phases. Monitor expenses, identify cost-saving opportunities, and implement effective cost control measures to ensure projects remain within budgetary limits. · Procurement Management: Oversee the procurement process, including the selection of suppliers and subcontractors. Ensure that procurement activities adhere to project timelines, budgetary constraints, and regulatory requirements. · Risk Management: Identify potential risks and uncertainties that may impact project costs or schedules. Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to minimize the impact of unforeseen events on project outcomes. · Cost Reporting: Prepare regular cost reports and financial forecasts to provide project stakeholders with insights into project performance. Communicate cost-related information effectively to enable informed decision-making and facilitate timely adjustments, if necessary. Qualifications and Skills: · Bachelor's degree in related field. (Not Vital) · Professional certification or licensure. · Strong analytical and numerical skills with attention to detail. · Proficiency in cost estimation techniques, contract administration, and budget management. · Excellent communication and negotiation skills. · Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with various stakeholders. · Familiarity with construction management software and tools (e.g., BIM, estimating software) is an advantage. · Knowledge of relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards

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