Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
POST TITLE: Assistant / Graduate Quantity Surveyor RESPONSIBLE TO: Partners of the Practice Responsible for: Financial control of Building and Civil Engineering contracts and production of tender documentation. Overall Job Purpose
To provide an efficient and effective construction financial management service the practice’s clients. Key Tasks and Responsibilities 1. Provision of financial expertise in the delivery of the practice’s service to its clients. 2. To produce estimates for construction schemes under the supervision of a Partner, Associate or Senior Surveyor. 3. To produce tender documents for construction schemes under the supervision of a Partner, Associate or Senior Surveyor. 4. To prepare valuations, financial statements and produce and agree final accounts with contractors for construction works under the supervision of a Partner, Associate or Senior Surveyor. 5. To undertake all works in accordance with the firms QA procedures. 6. To utilise and develop the firms computerised systems. 7. To advise the Partner, Associate or Senior Surveyor of disputes with contractors as and when they arise. 8. To work in a team in undertaking the Practice’s business. 9. Undertake liaison with other members of the construction team as and when required to efficiently undertake the Practice’s work. 10. To comply with existing and future legislation relating to the work being undertaken. 11. To comply with the firms Health & Safety Policy. 12. To represent and promote the Practice at meetings when called upon to do so. 13. To represent and promote the Practice at all times. Personal Requirements 1. Type of Experience: Up to five years post qualification experience. Specific knowledge and experience of SMM7 along with working knowledge of JCT and other forms of contract, previous PQS experience, working with Government, or Local Authority funded bodies are desirable. 2. Qualifications: Minimum BSc in Quantity Surveying working towards MRICS membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 3. Contact with People: The post holder will have contact with the practice’s clients and other members of the construction team. 4. Accountability: Responsible for the financial control of significant/substantial budgets working under the supervision of the Partner in charge of the scheme or an appointed Associate or senior surveyor. 5. Managerial and Supervisory Responsibility: May at times be required to supervise junior surveyors. 6. Special Attributes: The post holder will be a team player capable of working to deadlines. With a flexible approach to financial management. 7. Physical Requirements: The post holder will be physically and mentally able to undertake the full remit of the responsibilities of the post. 8. Other Factors: A full UK driving licence is desirable
Barratt Developments Plc
Coalville, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67, UK
The brightest design minds. Keep us one step ahead . Keen to create the homes of the future? At Barratt Developments we’re driving sustainability and innovation that reduce our homes’ reliance on natural resources and their impact on the environment, both during construction and in operation. Plus, the sheer variety of our sites and the scale of our operations mean your professional challenges will come in all shapes and sizes. With most people coming from an architectural or engineering background, they’re combining current construction regulation knowledge and imagination to help innovate, transform and delight our customers’ lives.
Producing, reviewing and revising working and planning drawings together with investigating technical problems to provide economical solutions whilst supporting colleagues across the country with a wide variety of enquiries relating to standard and non-standard house designs. You will also have exposure to external regulatory bodies and suppliers. With experience in a similar role you will be a great communicator, that is highly organised with the customer at the forefront of your mind.
We invest in our people – giving them the support they need to deliver exceptional service and quality. It’s one of the reasons we’re recognised as one of the nation’s top housebuilders. It’s part of who we are. So you can expect career development, along with a great flexible rewards package that you can tailor to your needs. Keep us one step ahead – Move your career forward. Job Requirements:
Summary of the role
Production and maintenance of standard Group House type Working Drawings and Standard Details from Design sketch drawings. Collating Technical Specifications, liaising with Group Suppliers and supporting Operational Divisions.
Produce Working and Detailed drawings of new House types using AutoCad. Autodesk Revit experience would be beneficial although full training will be provided.
Work to be a genuine interpretation of the designs, to be technically accurate, clear, in full accordance with all technical regulations and to a programme.
Assist with updating and revising existing House type working drawing portfolio as required.
Liaise and provide back up to Divisions providing them with information and dealing with any queries that arise from the office and/or sites.
Assist in preparation of Company brochures and presentations.
Critique Divisions non-standard designs.
Encourage feedback on House types from Divisions.
Check and monitor 3rd Party information relating to House types.
Communicate with and visit Divisions both at offices and on sites.
Communicate with all Regulatory bodies as required.
The ability to liase with NHBC and obtain national house type approval certification for group house types.
Skills / Attributes Required
Good organisation and personal management skills.
A good Technical knowledge of current Regulations and associated legislation.
Excellent presentation skills.
An eloquent communicator interfacing with Divisional teams, sites and regulatory bodies.
Be aware of costs and be customer focused.
Work well in a busy team.
What About the Benefits Package?
Competitive base salary
Company Bonus Scheme
25 days holiday
Money Purchase Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Choice of Flexible Benefits
Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom
Bathroom and kitchen fitter - Ashford and Maidstone - £130 PD - £230PD Our Client is a small Ashford based firm providing high-quality domestic kitchen and bathroom supply and installations services across Kent. We are currently seeking a kitchen and bathroom fitter capable of working to high standards and under minimal supervision. If you have a keen eye for detail, and insist on the end result being beyond reproach then your installation skills could fit well into this expanding company. Customer care, getting it right first time, and being able to take pride in a job well done are the most important aspects of this role.
To manage fits from removal of the existing to completion of fitting the new suite under the supervision of an installation manager
Curious, professional and smart manner at all times
Respect for the properties being worked in
High levels of cleanliness while working
Good timekeeping skills
Ability to work to pre-agreed and reasonable timescales
Project management to ensure work follows required timescales
Basic construction knowledge
Awareness of health and safety requirements, and application to the work undertaken
Basic plumbing knowledge including solder, compression and push fit systems, hot and cold water supply systems and basic heating system understanding
Floor and wall tiling, including layout calculations, adhesive selection, cutting methods, multiple materials, and fixing methods
The ability to apply and finish silicone sealant to a professional standard
Ability to install laminate and vinyl plank flooring
Kitchen installation including scribing panels and mason’s mitre worktop joints
Knowledge of laminate, solid wood and solid surface worktops and their different installation requirements
Other desirable skills include electrics, plastering, carpentry, kitchen fitting, advanced plumbing and water softener installation
Enthusiastic and self-driven
Ability to work from mainly verbal and often remote instruction
Understanding the impact of your role within a small and expanding company
The right candidate would ideally have their own presentable van to travel to and from work sites, although consideration will be given to those without. Tools can be provided if required but a candidate with their own tools would be preferred. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small expanding company with a brilliant reputation for customer service, workmanship and professionalism, and by helping to uphold these standards you will be able to help drive the success of the business, which will be rewarded with additional responsibilities and remuneration. We are committed to upholding the training and development of our staff, and as such consideration will be given to candidates with all experience levels and backgrounds. This job description is designed to outline the role, but may not detail all duties the job role requires to be completed. If you feel you have the attention to detail this role requires, and hold the skills necessary to complete high-quality bathroom installations then please send you current CV to for consideration. Due to the volume of applications received it is not possible to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
Ups building and maintenance Ltd
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
Due to continued growth and success a number of Wet room / Bathroom fitters are required to carry out adaptations works across the North West we have opportunities for self employed and cards in staff and supervisory roles.
To be considered you should be a qualified tradesperson with multi-skilled capability covering plumbing, carpentry, tiling and plastering. The successful candidates will have a proven track record in fitting all types of wet room, have a high skill level and ability to deliver jobs with minimal defects. You will be required to carry out installation work to occupied and vacant properties whilst ensuring that H&S procedures and policies are adhered to at all times.
To be considered you must fit the follow criteria;
Trade qualifications C & G / NVQ / Apprenticeship
Proven track record in fitting wet rooms or Bathrooms
Own power tools 110V
Strong customer / client facing skills
a full valid UK driving licence.
Be able to pass CRB check
These opportunities are to join an established business on a full-time basis, whilst offering continuity of work. Please send through an up to date CV detailing your career history to date, and I will be in touch to discuss the role further