Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Partnerships - Bristol

Recruiter
Galliford Try
Location
Avon, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jan 2018
Closes
19 Feb 2018
Ref
59960
Sector
Surveying
Function
Surveyor
About us:

We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 4,700 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Partnerships & Regeneration

Partnerships represents a fusion of contracting, housing and mixed-use regeneration expertise. We undertake design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative development, estate regeneration and property support services nationwide. We work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities.

Role Overview:

To assist in the execution of the Quantity Surveying function on allocated contracts, within the parameters of the Training and Development Programme and in accordance with the BMS Quality Procedures in order to fulfil the requirements of the Company in maximising quality of service and profitability

Key Responsibilities:

Administration:

  • General filing and storing of correspondence and records.
  • Assistance with archiving old project material
  • Preparing and submitting material delivery sheets

Commercial & Contractual

  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts as directed by line manager.
  • Monthly stock taking for external valuations.
  • Prepare and agree daywork sheets.
  • Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes.
  • Assisting QS to ensure that payments to sub-contractors are made on time and in accordance with the subcontract agreement
  • Assisting with preparation of external valuations
  • Assisting in preparation of financial reports by taking relevant site measurements and/or measuring from drawings as directed by line manager.
  • Monthly stock taking for internal valuations
  • Assisting in preparation of pre-cost estimates, analysis of Head Office cost prints and divergences between pre-cost estimates and Head Office cost prints.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 GCSE's A - C, including Maths and English
  • Must have completed at least one year of surveying related studies such as National Certificate or HND or Quantity Surveying degree
  • Previous work experience within the construction industry in a Trainee QS role is essential. Experience working in an Assistant role is desirable.
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Quick to learn and strives for continuous improvement in everyday tasks
  • Understands the importance of meeting customers' needs
  • Flexible with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
  • Keen interest in construction and a willingness to progress within the industry

In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

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