We have a current opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis. The position will be a hybrid role with their offices based in HAWICK. For further information about this position please apply.
Are you interested in Quantity Surveying, and Estimating jobs within the construction industry based at home or hybrid with locations in the Scottish borders? You will have the opportunity to be working for a third-generation family run construction company who has an excellent reputation. They have been established for over 80 years, ranging in project size up to £3M.
This is a great opportunity to join this family business with opportunity to take on further responsibility and develop into a share holder and a Directors role - apply today!
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hybrid working from home 3 days and site 2 days per week
In this Quantity Surveying opportunity, hybrid role who cover sites in the Borders up to Edinburgh. You will have an excellent opportunity to join a well-established family run construction company.
This construction company was established over 80 years ago. They are a third-generation family run business.
Their core business is construction. They operate as Main Contractors for their clients undertaking all aspects of construction from New Build contracts valued at several million to the smallest Jobbing contracts. The team has developed over the years specialising in renovation-upgrading works.
They enjoy a strong financial trading position with consistent profitability which has enabled us to develop into the respected company they are today.
They have trained and developed their workforce over the years and have a loyal, dedicated team who are highly skilled in the construction industry.
The company are accredited with IIP and continue to use the standards and practices throughout their organisation.
In this Quantity Surveying job, your responsibilities will include:
As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be a key member of the team and be comfortable have a customer facing role. Your job will involve the successful delivery of projects. You will report to the Director and deliver your projects within the agreed programme and budget with excellent delivery of customer service.
Your new job will require you to work cross function, maintain contact with the customer throughout and act as a key contact. You will provide pre-contract support on terms and conditions during the sales phase as required. You will maintain a full and detailed brief of the project in every aspect. You will be required to prepare subcontract tender information and be part of the team in negotiating, reviewing, and approving the works, taking in to account variations or recharges. Your role will require you to liaise regularly with the Finance team to ensure all applications for payment are sent out to the client on time to maximise the businesses cash flow.
Skills & experience
You will come from an academic background in Quantity Surveying. You will have some experience in the role as a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator. You will have a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking. You will have a creative and innovative approach to problem solving with a strong numeracy and financial management skill set. You will have the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT Packages and the ability to write clear and precise reports and be able to explain complex information in a simple way to a diverse group of people. You will have some negotiation skills and work well in a team. You will have a knowledge of construction and be interested in the construction industry.
You will have the opportunity to work with a family run construction business based in the Borders of Scotland. You will have the opportunity to work from home and adopt a hybrid model of working. You will work with a company that is proud to develop their employees, with a fantastic opportunity to develop your career.
Salary £45 - 50K Depending on experience
Generous Holiday Entitlement
Company Car / Van / Allowance
If you are interested in the position of Quantity Surveying, please apply with your up-to-date CV. No cover letter is required
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