Senior Quantity Surveyor - Prelims

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United Kingdom, Milton Keynes, Berkshire

  1. Contracts and Procurement
  2. Contract
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£ 420 Per Day

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Keep High-Speed Rail on Track as a Senior Preliminaries QS!

About The Role

A leading joint venture delivering high-speed rail infrastructure projects seeks a reliable and meticulous Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Milton Keynes. This role focuses on preliminaries, ensuring accurate cost management and smooth project progress.

Location: Milton Keynes, UK

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of quantity surveying for preliminaries within a major high-speed rail construction project.
  • Prepare and manage cost estimates, budgets, and variations for preliminaries.
  • Process subcontractor quotations and manage subcontractor accounts for preliminaries.
  • Assist with contract administration tasks related to preliminaries, ensuring meticulous record keeping.
  • Monitor and report on project progress and identify potential cost risks associated with preliminaries.
  • Liaise with internal teams and external stakeholders on prelim-related matters.

While this role is not directly involved in high-profile construction activities, it plays a vital role in ensuring the project runs smoothly.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or a similar qualification.
  • Experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, with a solid understanding of preliminaries in construction projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration.
  • Proficiency in cost estimating software and relevant construction industry software.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to health, safety, and environmental best practices.

This role is suitable for a capable contractor seeking a stable position with a focus on accuracy and efficiency. While professional development opportunities exist within the company, this specific role is primarily focused on maintaining smooth project progress through meticulous prelims management.

About The Company

This is a well-established and respected joint venture comprised of leading international civil engineering and construction companies. They have a proven track record of delivering major infrastructure projects across Europe. The current project involves constructing an 80km section of a high-speed railway line, including viaducts, tunnels, road diversions, and overbridges.

They are committed to:

  • Creating a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Diversity and inclusion, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds.
  • Offering competitive salaries and benefits packages.
  • Making reasonable adjustments to support employees.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, nationality, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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