quantity surveyor in cardiff

25 July 2017
nick davis, randstad cpe
job type
Car Allowance, 7.5% Pension Contributions
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cardiff, wales
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
Car Allowance, 7.5% Pension Contributions
reference number
nick davis, randstad cpe
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job description

Quantity Surveyor

Are you looking to work with a progressive, ever expanding engineering company? Looking to work for a company with great opportunities and further progression? A company who are increasing profits year on year? Looking to progress onto the M & E Side of surveying?

An exciting opportunity has opened up in Cardiff


* Competitive Salary
* Car Allowance
* A good pension scheme
* Expanding Business
* Want the Best for their employees
* Oppotunties around the world
* Training and Development


* Duties include;

* The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors.
* The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
* Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
* Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
* Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
* The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
* Assist at all times in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company's Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public's benefit. Individuals must act to minimise danger and report all potential dangers and accidents to their immediate superior or designated Health & Safety Officer.

About yourself

The ideal candidate will have past experience and will match with the following;

* Sound & comprehensive understanding of construction industry and the parties to it;
* A Good knowledge of mechanical and electrical processes
* Good knowledge of measurement and valuation;
* Good knowledge of standard forms of contract;
* Proficient in reading drawings, specifications, programmes and knowledge of construction process;
* Ability to negotiate with clients and sub contractors;
* Ability to draft sub contracts;
* Knowledge of housing grants, CIS;
* Ability to produce accurate monthly cost and value reports and outturn financial forecasts for a small/medium size project;
* Ability to work in a team environment;
* Awareness of dispute procedures;
* Experience of value engineering;
* Ability to prepare procurement schedules;
* Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS (Desirable);
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint.


Please find below some of the key requirements needed to be able progress your application further;

* Extensive experience of working on live projects and final accounts

* Exposure to resolving disputes
* Successfully completed a number of final accounts
* Experience of procuring sub contracts

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Quantity Surveyor, Cardiff, South West, QS, Surveyor


Relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)