20 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Edinburgh, UK
Contract Scotland are working with an established main contractor based in Central Scotland to source a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a large new build project in Edinburgh. A prominent name in the Scottish construction industry, own client boasts an impressive project portfolio, and offers the chance to work across various sectors, including commercial, residential, healthcare, and education. As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for (but not limited to): - Advising and liaising with operational management on contract and commercial matters. - Advising on all commercial reports; assuring valuations are maximised and paid on time. - Reporting on monthly costs, maintaining accurate financial records, and preparing cost forecasts. - Ensuring quotations are evaluated carefully and comply with project specifications. - Successfully managing sub-contractor accounts. - Supporting junior members of the commercial team. To be considered for this role, you...
20 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Clackmannan FK10, UK
Contract Scotland are working closely with a busy, family-owned, regional building contractor to source an Estimator / Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team based in Clackmannanshire. They operate in a range of sectors, including commercial, industrial, residential and education, and have strong relationships with repeat clients. You can expect to be involved in a range of new build, refurbishment, civil, maintenance work, and more, up to around £1m in value. The successful candidate will manage a diverse workload encompassing Estimating and Quantity Surveying duties. You should possess excellent communication skills to engage with clients and colleagues and have a willingness to learn and grow in the position. You will be responsible for (but not limited to): Contributing to the production of high-quality and cost-effective tenders and building cost estimates from first principles. Ensuring competitive bids are delivered in line with the company's strategic...
16 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Edinburgh, UK
Position Available: Senior Quantity Surveyor Employment Type: Full-time, permanent Location: Central Scotland and Scottish Borders Our client, a distinguished Civil Engineering Contractor renowned for excellence in energy, infrastructure, and flood protection projects, seeks an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to add to their commercial team on a permanent basis. Operating across the Central Belt and Scottish Borders, this role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to a range of dynamic projects. Joining our client at this pivotal moment means becoming part of a team driving forward with unprecedented success. Collaborating closely, you'll play a crucial role in managing multiple projects commercially, from inception to finalisation. Our diverse portfolio spans wind farms, renewables, highways, and roads, ensuring engaging and varied work. Key Responsibilities: Maintain precise financial control systems, including monthly cost value reconciliations and...
11 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Fife, UK
Our client a busy Fife-based housing developer have a requirement for a Quantity Surveyor to join their busy commercial team. You will be responsible for the overall day to day management of all commercial and surveying aspects of in house siteworks, primarily in the new build homes sector. Key Requirements of the Role Manage and produce/take offs for Bills of Quantities. Participate in preparation of site feasibility studies and appraisals. Participate in identifying areas of risk/scope and develop/monitor with the project team. Input into Tender negotiation / value engineering processes. Prepare cost report documentation (CVR) and maintain accurate projected cost to completion. Report to Directors at monthly meetings. Produce accurate monthly external and internal cash flow reports for projects as required. Assist Project QS in measurement and agreement of all commercial and contractual aspects of external siteworks subcontract packages through...
11 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Stirling, UK
We are seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join an established and family-owned housebuilder with over 40 years experience in the housing sector. The successful candidate will work alongside the commercial manager to ensure the smooth running of our projects. Responsibilities: - Assisting in the preparation of bills of quantities, schedules of work, and tender documents - Measuring and pricing variations, preparing valuations, and submitting claims for payment - Assisting with the preparation of cost reports and cost plans - Liaising with clients, contractors, and other professionals on commercial matters - Assisting in the preparation of contract documents and contract administration - Assisting in the preparation of final accounts and settlements Requirements: - Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent - Ideally a background in housebuilding and groundworks (not essential) - Knowledge of bills of quantities and measurement principles - Excellent...
11 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Ayrshire, UK
One of Scotland's most well-established construction businesses is seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to lead the commercial management of a new project in the Girvan area. You will play a vitally important role in steering the project to a successful inclusion, ensuring budget milestones are met and the contract is delivered profitably. Responsibilities include providing informed guidance to the operational management team on contract and commercial matters, implementing robust financial control systems, and delivering precise cost/value reconciliations. Your proactive engagement will be essential in managing the financial aspects of contracts, facilitating valuations, and ensuring timely certification and payments. To apply you must possess a proven track record in Quantity Surveying within the construction industry, demonstrating proficiency in budget management and service delivery. Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical skills, coupled with...
11 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Ayrshire, UK
Our Scottish-based Construction Consultancy continues to experience success and growth with a broad base of client sectors. We're now looking for a QS at or near Senior level. This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of an established practice at management level, with a clear path to Associate or Partner level. The business provides a number of services across most sectors and there is an opportunity to become involved in Cost Management, Traditional Quantity Surveying, Employers Agent, Project Management, CDM services, specialist M&E measurement, billing and costing, procurement and dispute resolution. Projects include a variety of refurbishment and new build within a wide range of sectors, including Higher and Further Education, Local Authority, Residential, Social Housing, Private Houses, Hotel and Leisure, Commercial Developments, Retail, Community projects and Restoration/Conservation. The Candidate: Relevant experience...
10 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Glasgow, UK
Position: Quantity Surveyor Location: Glasgow Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent Join a dynamic global engineering firm leading the way in water sector projects! Our client is expanding their commercial team in Scotland and seeking a talented Quantity Surveyor to join them in Glasgow. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, we want to hear from you. A background in the water industry is advantageous! As a Quantity Surveyor with us, you'll play a pivotal role in managing multiple projects within the Scottish Water landscape. From tender to final account, you'll work closely with our commercial team, providing essential support to operational teams and stakeholders. Key Responsibilities: Lead projects from tender to final account stage. Produce precise project cost forecasts. Manage subcontract works packages, including interim assessments and change management. Ensure daily commercials on projects run smoothly. Handle procurement...
04 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Edinburgh, UK
We're looking for a Chartered Structural Engineer to join an award-winning Engineering Consultancy in Edinburgh. This role can offer a wide range of bespoke projects to work on, and has an outstanding reputation within the industry. Leading the structural design for small to medium scale residential and commercial building projects this company is design focused, and passionate about achieving quality structural design by engaging with Design Teams and Clients from inception to completion. With a mix of projects and challenges from new engineering structures to ancient castles to repurposing listed buildings this company is ideal for someone looking for something a little different and interesting. Requirements: Hold a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent qualification) Proficient in the use of structural engineering software (e.g., ETABS, SAFE, Tekla Structures) Familiarity with relevant codes and standards (e.g., Eurocodes, British...
04 Apr, 2024
Permanent
Edinburgh, UK
We're looking for a Chartered Structural Engineer to join an award-winning Engineering Consultancy in Edinburgh. This role can offer a wide range of bespoke projects to work on, and has an outstanding reputation within the industry. Leading the structural design for small to medium scale residential and commercial building projects this company is design focused, and passionate about achieving quality structural design by engaging with Design Teams and Clients from inception to completion. With a mix of projects and challenges from new engineering structures to ancient castles to repurposing listed buildings this company is ideal for someone looking for something a little different and interesting. Requirements: Hold a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent qualification) Proficient in the use of structural engineering software (e.g., ETABS, SAFE, Tekla Structures) Familiarity with relevant codes and standards (e.g., Eurocodes, British...
29 Mar, 2024
Permanent
Stirling, UK
We are currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience in housebuilding to join our clients team in central Scotland. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing the financial aspects of our housebuilding projects. You will be working closely with the project teams to ensure that projects are completed within budget and on time. Responsibilities: - Preparing and managing budgets for housebuilding projects - Monitoring costs and ensuring that projects are completed within budget - Negotiating and managing contracts with suppliers and subcontractors - Providing support to the project teams on financial matters - Preparing monthly and quarterly reports on project finances - Conducting cost analysis and identifying areas for cost savings - Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and company policies Requirements: - Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying or related field - Minimum of 5 years of experience in Quantity...
27 Mar, 2024
Permanent
Highland Council, UK
Are you passionate about making a difference in carbon reduction efforts? If so, read on Position: Quantity Surveyor Location: Inverness Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry. As a Quantity Surveyor working on Scottish Water projects, you'll collaborate closely with the commercial team, taking charge of managing multiple projects from tender to final account. Your role will involve providing crucial commercial support to operational teams and other stakeholders as needed. Key Responsibilities: Overseeing projects from tender to final account. Producing accurate project cost forecasts. Managing subcontract works packages, including interim assessments and change...