Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role & Responsibilities

The Intermediate Quantity Surveyor will typically need to:

  • Cost control, planning, forecasting and estimation.
  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, such as materials, quantities, labour and time.
  • Writing reports and preparing documents (plans, contracts, budgets etc.)
  • Assist in preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client.
  • Negotiate work schedules.
  • Assist with /allocate work to subcontractors and oversee their work at all stages of the construction.
  • Assist with risk, value management and cost control during construction.
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks.
  • Assist with advice on contractual claims and disputes.
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports.
  • Value completed work, oversee bills and arrange payments.
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use.
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

Role requirements

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Team worker with good interpersonal skills.
  • Organised and methodological with a keen eye for detail.
  • IT skills e.g. proficient with Microsoft software.
  • Maths skills / numerically minded.
  • Budget and financial management.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Industry knowledge and understanding.

Working hours

  • Working hours are typically 40 hours per week.
  • Occasional overtime or weekend work may be required.
  • 25 working days holiday per year.

Job information

Firm: Panoptic Consultancy Group

Location: Plymouth

Education: Postgraduate degree

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