Quantity Surveyor – Bradford, West Yorkshire

Permanent @FBR Construction Recruitment in Building Contractors
  • Bradford
  • Post Date : 22 September 2023
  • Apply Before : 31 December 2023
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 5843
  • Experience Required 5-10 years
  • Package car allowance, bonus + healthcare + 25 days hols

Job Description

A respected main contractor having been established for well over 50 years have decided to recruit a full time knowledgeable QS with a proven track record in traditional build works including commercial, industrial, education and healthcare.

They wish to recruit a QS to take on the independent running of at least a couple of projects developing client relationships and genuinely help grow the commercial department reporting into the commercial director. Basically this role will need a QS who is comfortable in a client facing capability and be an example to more junior commercial QS’s.

  • Present themselves and the business in a professional manner at all times.
  • Support site teams and Assistant/Senior Quantity Surveyors in delivering the aims of the business.
  • Ensure Company policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Promote team building.
  • Manage and mentor AQS as required.
  • Provide support to AQS as required.
  • Oversee a number of projects with the support from a Senior Contracts Manager.
  • Assist the contracts team to maintain/achieve the contract programme.
Costing Stage:
  • Ensure tenders are adequate to cover QHSE matters including safe systems of work, adequate welfare facilities and other provisions for the effective QHSE execution of the work.
  • Attend scoping/ survey meetings as required on select schemes.
  • Request that the job number is then replicated in Focal Point.
  • Liaison with PQS/ Cost Manager throughout costing process/ offer assistance as far as possible.
  • Liaison with Contracts Management allocated to project to determine programme/ works requirements.
  • Review client issued scope of works/ architect’s drawings to ensure that these include all works discussed at initial scoping meeting.
  • Formulation of costing doc using SOR/ Negotiated rates, supplemented with budget costs.
  • Settlement of cost plan with allocated Senior QS/ Account Commercial Lead prior to submission to the client / PQS.
  • Agreement of costing doc/ contract sum with PQS including attendance at any cost plan reviews.
  • Liaison with PQS / Cost Manager to acquire order/ LOI coverage to allow early procurement of long lead items.
  • Ensure all costing / tender documentation is filed within the appropriate document.
  • Assist in the production a of request for information as necessary.
  • For traditionally tendered projects carry out roles and responsibilities set out by bid team specific to each tender.
  • Request that the tender set up above is converted to a project.
  • Continue to pursue order coverage from PQS/ Cost Manager if this has not yet been received.
  • Ensure that any client orders received are filed within the appropriate document pool in LINK and a copy passed to Central Finance to be logged on the order book.
  • Ensure that construction issue drawings reflect the agreed scope which has been included in the agreed/ approved costing doc; Issue RFI where appropriate to query any changes.
  • Obtain additional subcontractor quotes for these packages / again this can be assisted by Contracts Manager.
  • Carry out subcontractor tender analysis.
  • Ensure that potential subcontractors are assessed for QHSE competence.
  • Ensure that subcontract tenders are sufficient to include all necessary QHSE measures.
  • Ensure that contract documents or terms of appointment clearly set out the responsibilities of each of the parties.
  • Agree works packages with favoured contractors and place subcontract orders via Focal Point in line with guidance notes QS034.
  • Complete initial budget review of scheme on Focal Point to create profit plan, this should include the creation of a cost and sale budget for the scheme which will generate the forecast Gross Margin in line with guidance notes QS031.
  • Agree schedule of valuation dates with PQS / Cost Manager.
  • Liaise with Contracts Manager throughout construction period to discuss any changes to project.
  • Attend site regularly with one of the Contracts Managers, progress meetings or adhoc site visits.
  • Collate all Daily Labour Allocation sheets for use in costing variations.
  • Cost any variations / drawing revisions as they become apparent.
  • Ensure that a change control process is adopted and that the client/ PQS are updated regularly with all/ any changes to the project.
  • Liaise with PQS/ Cost Manager throughout construction phase to keep them up to speed with variations through use of Adds/ Omits tracker.
  • Ensure that the appropriate instructions are received for all variations be they Architect’s Instructions, CM Instructions etc.
  • Obtain subcontract costs for any relevant variations, discuss and agree these with subcontractors and issue relevant instructions.
  • A competitive salary and car allowance package.
  • Attractive pension scheme.
  • Healthcare.
  • Bonus.
  • 25 days Hols + Bank Hols.
  • Genuine career progression.
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If you are interested in this role, please contact Mark on 023 8033 2438 or send an updated CV to

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