Job Details

Onsite Quantity Surveyor - Derry

Posted: 13/04/2018 15:30


Linesight is currently providing an array of cost management services on infrastructure projects in Northern Ireland. We are seeking to recruit an Onsite Quantity Surveyor to manage costs on a project that is currently under construction. The ideal candidate will have a good background in cost management and onsite cost controls, etc. and will be self-driven to deliver a high level of service to our client. The role will be site based with head office support and oversight.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with other staff members, the general contractor and the client

  • Act as a strong team player but demonstrate the ability to lead on tasks provided

  • Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner

  • Support the onsite team with cost control, cost reporting and forecasting

  • Prepare standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial reports, cash flows

  • Review contractor’s applications for payment

  • Manage and close out change orders and contract issues

  • Prepare and agree final accounts, including the handling of any variations/claims to ensure the client gets best value from works undertaken

  • Produce cost analysis feedback/lessons learnt to the client for future works

  • Attend meetings at Linesight or client offices as required

  • Other duties as may reasonably be required for an Onsite Quantity Surveyor

  • Deliver all role outputs in an accurate, professional and timely manner

Desired Experience and Education:

  • 2+ years’ experience in quantity surveying

  • Major civils or building experience is desired

  • An understanding of construction contracts

  • The ideal candidate will be results driven, self-motivated and resourceful with excellent client relationship skills

  • A quantity surveying qualification is essential