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Assistant Quantity Surveyors/Quantity Surveyors

  • Job reference: FG-005949
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Epsom
Faithful+Gould are a key player in providing quantity surveying services to high profile clients and our continuing success in securing consultancy work means we are expanding our team. We’re looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our highly successful team in Epsom. Our projects range in value up to typically £30m+ and are with a variety of high profile clients giving our Quantity Surveyors a diverse and exciting workload. We are ideally looking for someone who has Quantity Surveying experience mainly within the Education, Property and Housing sectors. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office, who has some experience of providing quantity surveying and estimating services to clients. In return, we offer an attractive package and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level at this world class consultancy.

Faithful+Gould is renowned for the expertise, experience and excellence of its people - we place great emphasis on developing individuals to progress through the business – we invest in our staff and help you get to where you want to be whilst giving you the freedom and flexibility to practice your profession and make the most of your potential.
Our Epsom office is set in a beautiful location, with fantastic travel links (whether you’re travelling by car or public transport) to London and the rest of the UK. The office’s current client base covers a variety of different sectors, including education, aviation, property and infrastructure.

Responsibilities

• Full quantity surveying and cost management duties under supervision
• Provision of pre-contract feasibility and viability advice under supervision
• Work principally as part of the commercial services team, but also supporting the project management teams as and when required.
• Ensure the highest quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients
• Provide a professional interface with other disciplines and the client's representative
• Provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice under supervision
• Develop client relationships and support the growth of the Epsom team by seeking opportunities with new clients



Requirements

• Working towards RICS membership or recently chartered
• Conversant in all aspects of quantity surveying
• Ability to prepare estimates under supervision
• Ability to analyse and interpret commercial and technical project documentation
• Understanding of standard forms of contract, including NEC and JCT
• Good IT skills
• Strong communication skills and good stakeholder management ability
• Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs
• Experience with benchmarking analysis with a drive to seek and suggest innovative approaches to project delivery
• Ability to contribute to the preparation, monitoring and forecasting budgets during design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning phases of a project
• Ability to contribute to financial and commercial reports
• Effective and efficient commercial administration of projects
• Experience in utilising software systems e.g. CostX, CATO, BIM Measure
• Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word

Training

• Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We provide a structured APC scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is accredited Investors in People.

Rewards and Benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.