Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in the UK’s Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of Pre-Fabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK & Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build & operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similar packages to a wide range of public body’s throughout Ireland & UK.

We are currently looking to fill the role of a Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to support our growing Team in our fabulous new Head Quarters based in Banbridge. This post is a permanent contract and offers an amazing opportunity for a candidate that wants to gain experience with a progressive and dynamic company to further their career.

Job Summary

In this position you will play a key role in M&E disciplines of construction projects. Assisting to manage the costs from the early design plans, through to the Practical Completion & beyond.

Responsibilities of role:

  • The Intermediate Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for helping to successfully control project cost to ensure financial delivery of projects.
  • Build, manage & maintain relationships with clients, contractors, other construction professionals, suppliers and site staff.
  • Help to maintain financial control of projects including monthly valuations, job costing reviews and final accounts.
  • Assist in the commercial activities of the business and provide support/advice in this regard to the Projects Managers as required.
  • Prepare on-time monthly valuations following site measurements and work-in-progress reviews.
  • Follow up monthly valuations to make sure that payments are received on time as per the agreed contract conditions.
  • Complete and submit project documentation and correspondence within agreed timeframes.
  • Process monthly subcontractor payments.
  • Review contracts ahead of signing – highlighting any potential issues, assumptions and caveats.
  • Develop and implement robust processes and controls to increase efficiency and improve performance.
  • Engage Sub-contractors, handle negotiations, prepare sub-contract documents
  • Compile monthly progress reports for both the Contracts team & Commercial Manager.
  • Any other duties required to fulfil the requirements of the position.

Essential Criteria:

  • Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying.
  • At least three - five year's post graduate quantity surveying experience
  • Ability to manage multiple contracts from inception to final account stage.
  • Ability to work alone & as part of a team.
  • Strong contractual knowledge of both JCT and NEC Forms of Contract.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Proven record of delivering on-time quality work within budget and with minimal supervision.
  • Full UK driving license.

Desired Criteria:

  • Two years’ experience in a construction or mechanical environment
  • Experience in financial planning and control of mechanical or construction projects.

Location:

Head Office, Banbridge

Hours:

08:00-17:00, Mon – Thurs, 08:00 -15:00 Fri

Salary:

Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

Commercial Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Full in-house training
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave

To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to hradmin@alternativeheat.co.uk
Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.

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