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Quantity Surveyor- Rail

  • Job reference: R-029580
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Warrington

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Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression.  Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we are dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.  Join us and you will benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.
As one of the largest project and cost management consultancies in the world, Faithful+Gould has the strength to deliver leading projects.  But, despite our international scope, we take immense pride in the smaller details too.  If you’re the kind of person who shares our ambition for grand designs, but appreciate the importance of focusing on the finer points, you could fit right in.
We are seeking to recruit a QUANTITY SURVEYOR within our Transportation Sector to support a variety of projects in the rail sector.  This business sector involves working on high value, strategically important projects which are high profile within the client’s organisation.  By the very nature of the size of the projects you will be expected to perform pre and post contract services for the client and form part of a team approach to project delivery.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with experience in the Transportation sector.

we’re looking for exceptional Quantity Surveyors to help realise our ambitious growth plans and to support our increasing pipeline, working with our clients across the North from our offices in:

-    Warrington/ Manchester
-    Leeds/ York

You will be asked to

•    Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services for major clients
•    Work as part of the transportation team
•    Plan, organise and control own workload under supervision
•    Provide a professional interface with other disciplines and the client's representative
•    Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients
•    Provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice

You will already have

•    Working towards RICS membership
•    Conversant in all aspects of quantity surveying
•    Ability to prepare rail related estimates under supervision
•    Experienced in utilising software systems e.g. CATO, RIB CSuite etc
•    Broad understanding of the Rail Sector
•    Broad understanding of standard forms of contract, particularly NEC
•    Ability to contribute to the preparation, monitoring and forecasting against budgets during design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning phases of a project
•    Ability to contribute to financial and commercial reports
•    Ability to contribute towards Anticipated Final Cost reports for client review
•    Provide and manage cost frameworks, systems and resources to deliver an effective Cost Control (including change control) and reporting service to clients
•    Effective and efficient commercial administration of projects
•    Should be able to accept responsibility where appropriate
•    Client interface level of responsibility on a project basis in conjunction with senior grades
•    Ability to work under supervision and on own initiative
•    Ability to communicate to both immediate superiors and subordinates
•    Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs.
•  Flexibility on being office or site based

 You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme.
 Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities.   Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors In People.
Additional information

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to security clearance being granted.
•    Full clean driving licence

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first-class service to our Clients. 

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: 

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.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.