Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

  • DreamSearch Ltd
  • Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Nov 10, 2019
Full time Construction

Job Description

Estimator / Quantity Surveyor

£75k - £90k (Subject to Experience) Plus Excellent Benefits Package

Our client is a leading high-end contractor that specialises in high spec luxury fit-outs for luxury apartments, high net worth client homes, offices, commercial refurbishment and interior design works for new-build projects, property renovation and developments. Projects include work in London and throughout the UK as well as for projects in Europe.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 3-5 years QS and Estimating proven track record in cost planning, with the ability to provide detailed costing for luxury high-end commercial and residential projects.

This is an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor / Estimator to head up the Estimator operations for a reputable Construction firm based in Hertfordshire. There is scope to expand the role and enjoy a lucrative and stable long-term career.

Pre-Contract (EST)

  • Maintain sub-contract database
  • Maintain material supplier database
  • Assess tender documents to ensure sufficient information available to prepare tender
  • Take off quantities
  • Prepare and issue sub-contract enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Prepare and issue material supply enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Pricing of Excavations, Concrete, Brickwork, Woodwork, Roof tiling, External Render, Drainage, External works and minor landscaping (all other trades are normally sub-contracted)
  • Complete tender documents for submission
  • Prepare specifications and / or Contractors proposals
  • Submit tenders and follow up
  • Post tender negotiations

Post Contract (QS)

  • Maintain contract documentation and advise on pre-tender and post contract matters
  • Preparation and issue of contractual letters to clients and / or sub-contractors
  • Post contract liaison with clients
  • Post contract liaison with design team
  • Carry out take offs for material procurement
  • Sub-contract negotiation and letting
  • Preparation and submission of interim valuations
  • Site measurement
  • Manage and value variations
  • Agreement and certification of sub-contractors' interim valuations and final accounts
  • Preparation and submission of several works final account
  • Agreement of final accounts