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Estimator / Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £30,034 to £34,363
Hours: 37 hours per week
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location: Kittybrewster
Reports to: Surveying Manager

Job Purpose:
To provide Estimating/Quantity Surveying services and technical advice for a range of large and small projects or groups of projects, on behalf of the Council or external clients, with the minimum of supervision.
Be responsible for preparing and submitting Tenders/Budget Costs for large construction projects and Quotations, Estimates and Budget Costs for smaller projects.
Be responsible for inviting sub-contract tenders/quotations, evaluating submissions and awarding sub-contracts in accordance with ACC Financial Regulations and Standing Orders regarding Procurement rules.
To provide full post-contract Quantity Surveying service on contracts awarded, as required by the needs of the Surveying Section.
My client are a construction contractor and are a direct labour side/contracting arm of the council. Most of the projects are residential, some schools, public offices and the type work will consist of; new build, minor works, renovations, alterations etc.
Accurate calculations are a must, as well as a confident attitude towards the job at hand.
It’s a great opportunity to pick up client surveying experience and contractors surveying experience. Both are a benefit for future opportunities. Pension scheme, flexible working hours, 7 public holidays + 27 days per annum

Qualification/Requirements:
HNC in Quantity Surveying or related discipline.
Experience of Estimating within a Building Contractor environment Full Driving Licence. 5-10 years on the job/solid background required. Demonstrable commitment to continuing professional development.

Job Specific Requirements:
The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines.
Ability to learn new software packages eg MS Project.
Working with minimum supervision and displaying initiative.
Dealing effectively and courteously with the public, consultants, contractors and Council Members.
Need someone who has a full UK driving licence, preferably a vehicle. 37 hour week – 25 hours in office – depending on the work load.