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  • Ref: MC/QS1_1554822346

  • Permanent

  • Livingston, West Lothian

  • ££35000 - £45000 per annum + (DOE)

  • End: 29th Jul 2019

First People Solutions are working alongside a well established Mechanical & Electrical Engineering company who are heavily involved in the water sector and are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor.

The overall purpose of the Quantity surveyor is to provide commercial support to the Projects Delivery Team with financial and contractual matters arising through the management of various contracts. The ideal candidate will be for someone looking to learn, develop and progress through the company.

What you’ll be doing

  • Production of CVRs and analysis of same.
  • Preparing valuations for payment applications to the client.
  • Compilation of costs for compensation events and the management of change.
  • Assisting in the compilation of commercial/contractual responses to the client and subcontractors.
  • Certifying payment applications from subcontractors.
  • Analysing and interrogating costs compared to budget and allowances.
  • Assisting the estimators with the preparation & presentation of tender submissions.
  • Resolving disputes with clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Updating project risk registers.
  • Preparing subcontract documentation.

What we are looking for

  • Ideally, degree qualified or professional qualification accredited by the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • Highly competent in MS Excel.
  • A clear understanding of NEC3 conditions of the contract.
  • Ability to interpret and understand contract documents, scopes of works and contract drawings.
  • An appreciation of financial cost control and value recovery.

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