Quantity Surveyor

Specific Location
Edinburgh

Division
East Scotland

Hours of Work
8.45am to 5.00pm

Brand
Barratt David Wilson

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
31 October 2017

Quantity Surveyor

The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.

With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team – which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers - has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to our continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.

WHAT WILL I BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land, maintain budget control throughout developments and manage cost over runs within tolerance levels.
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
  • Analysing and reporting on costs and cashflow vs budget.
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub contractors.
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
  • Liaising with site personnel and sub contractors in order to maximise productivity.
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

 

 WHAT ABOUT THE BENEFITS PACKAGE?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car
  • 25 Days Annual Holiday + 9 public holidays
  • Money Purchase Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits
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