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  • Ref: AQS-SMF1_1542735145

  • Contract

  • Edinburgh

  • ££200 - £210 per day + dependent on experience

  • End: 7th Jun 2019

Due to continuous growth within one of our clients work scope – First People Solutions are seeking a Assistant Quantity Surveyor to assist in managing an increased work load within very busy Utilities and Telecoms/Infrastructure projects in Edinburgh.

The Assistant QS will assist and liaise Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors with the following;

  • NEC Contract Experience
  • Relevant quantity surveying experience within Utilities, Telecoms, Infrastructure sectors.
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
  • Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team Help ensure that business targets and KPI’s are exceeded
  • Preparation of monthly cost / value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors
  • Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts – monitoring of such accounts against forecasts
  • Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
  • Commercial and contractual advice to area team as and when required
  • Sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including performing risk, value management and cost control
  • Working on civil engineering and utilities projects, you will also be responsible for costs from inception to completion to minimise cost and maximising value for money

Knowledge, Experience and Skills required:

  • NEC Contract exposure/experience (advantageous, not essential)
  • Utilities and Telecoms/Infrastructure experience

In return, they will offer a competitive day rate (dependant on experience) and be able to guarantee 9-12 months’ worth of stable employment with a view to potential further expansion of the length of contract due to more work following this project

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