My client is a quality building company that builds and renovates residential and commercial properties throughout London and Essex. The company has been built on reputation, with a strong focus on customer services and attention to detail.
About the Role
A new and exciting opportunity for an Estimator is now available within our fast growing team. As a company we take on works of all sizes ranging from £10,000 – £2m. If you believe you have the necessary skills that fulfill the criteria below then please contact us.
We are looking for an experienced team player to prepare and cost accurately tenders mainly within the residential sector, a broad knowledge of this area is essential.
Main Duties/Responsibilities :
Pricing potential works to meet and fulfill the clients’ direct requirements and to produce estimates from drawing and specifications of works
Collating information from material suppliers and sub-contractors in order to prepare accurate and competitive tenders
To provide a detailed schedule of works for each project
Keep track of costs and amend where required
Good eye for detail
Skills, Qualifications, Experience:
Highly numerate and in depth knowledge of the building sector
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Highly organised and efficient
Recognised construction/quantity surveying qualification to HND level or above
Advanced computer literacy including estimating software and Excel
At least 5 years relevant experience within the UK and proven track record of similar projects
Clean driving licence (preferred)
On site experience would also be advantageous
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Construction Project Manager – (Residential / Refurbishments)
If you’re an experienced Construction Project Manager with residential experience and ambitious to achieve your career potential, please read on.
As a growing construction company, we are expanding our team and looking for an experienced Project Manager with strong knowledge of the construction industry who can manage and administer multiple sites, construction activities so as to ensure that the works are completed on time, within budget and to the required quality in respect of workmanship and materials and maintain a safe working environment.
Manage Labour, Plant & Materials, Subcontractors
Testing and Inspections
Recording, Reporting and Administration
Public and Client relations
Ensure that procedures/processes are followed at all times
To manage and motivate staff/subcontractors
Monitor safety performance and maintain safety plans
Prepare performance reports as required
Monitor information flow
Ensure that all costs are controlled in line with budgets/orders
Correspond with the client and/or consultants including the receipt and review of variations, drawings etc for distribution
Ensure that all items on the Handover documents are complete prior to Practical Completion
Skills, Qualifications, Experience:
Experience in Residential & Commercial Refurbishments, Garage & Loft Conversions, Club & Restaurant Fit-outs, Sound Proofing, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Swimming Pools
Trade or Academic Qualification
First Aid Certificate
Valid CSCS Card
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Due to expansion my client is looking to develop and strengthen their Contracting Team further with the recruitment of an additional Quantity Surveyor.. As the successful candidate you will cover projects primarily in the South including London and the South West of England. Working alongside a Contracts Manager you will take full financial and contractual control on all projects post order.
The role includes:
Financial Control of Contracts
Pro-active Member of Contracts Department Team
Maintain Reporting Procedures, including:- Monthly Reporting, Debtors List
Develop Client relationships, Develop Supply Chain Relationships
Develop and assist in assistant surveying training
Assists Sales Team in Procurement
Liaison with Estimating, Accounts, Purchasing and Customer Care
Attend Internal Surveying and debtor review Meetings
Oversee Project Commercial matters, identify opportunity
Time management and maximization of people resources
Resolve Payment disputes / claims – Client, Main Contractor and Sub Contractors
Negotiate with Clients
Final Account Resolution
Provide Value Management advice
Ensure monthly WIPS figures are accurate and on time
Manage Contractual Correspondence
Identify Claim Situations
Ensure contractual Obligations are complied with
Actively ensure compliance with Site Operations Plan and procedures
Review and manage procurement handover with internal project team
Responsible for Administration of Contract Documents
Monitor Subcontract Retentions
Skills and Experience:
Commercial / Financial Acumen
Must hold a relevant construction based qualification and have proven experience within the UK commercial office and data centre markets
Access Flooring projects experience
Quantity Surveyor – Hertfordshire
Mitcham, United Kingdom
We're based between Tooting and Mitcham, South West London and supply and install equipment such as awnings, parasols, sail shades, outdoor structures, pergolas. We're looking for fitters with experience of mechanical fitting, ground-works or strong skills from another construction trade such as carpentry.
The job includes surveying, installation and maintenance of our equipment, right across the UK. This is a hands-on site-based job. A mature can-do attitude is required.
Key skills required:
• Good knowledge of hand and electrical tools
• A good command of written and spoken English is essential
• Ability to carry out on-site installations in an organised and efficient manner
• Full, clean UK driving licence (or equivalent)
• Physically fit
• Logical, adaptable and a problem solver
• Knowledge of safe working practices
• Flexibility with working hours and overnight stays
• Living in the South West London area or a willingness to relocate is advisable
• Electrical experience an advantage but not essential
• Carpentry skills an advantage but not essential
• Current CSCS card desirable but not essential as training will be provided
• 6am starts at the workshop every day are required.
• The role involves a lot of travel as we cover the whole of the UK.
• This job can involve some working hours during the spring and summer, including some over night stays.
• Plenty of overtime particularly during their busy Spring/Summer period, boosting earnings to as much as £800 gross per week.
• Offers the security and benefits of a permanent job (ie. paid holidays, pension scheme, private health insurance)