Quantity Surveyor
Tarmac
Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire
2d ago

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Boroughbridge, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds) and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards.

We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK.

As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless

Joining our team as a Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including :

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • What are we looking for?

    As our ideal Quantity Surveyor you will have :

  • drive and ambition to succeed
  • good interpersonal skills
  • good problem solving skills
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • numeracy and analytical ability
  • process driven
  • good negotiation skills
  • commercial awareness
  • creativity and imagination
  • teamwork
  • a passion for safety
  • organisational ability
  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.
  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages
  • What will I be responsible for?

    Joining our team, you will :

  • Oversee the measurement and preparation of valuations
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts
  • Record, monitor and review the financial performance of contracts
  • Manage financial accounts and report to senior management on the framework performance
  • Liaise and present to the client on the framework performance
  • Secure payments from customers within the specified contract terms and manage payment of subcontractors
  • Pricing and agreement of highway maintenance schemes Target Costs.
  • Administration of highway maintenance schemes in conjunction with operational teams including Early Warning notification and the pricing and agreement of Compensation Events.
  • It is preferred that applicants are educated to at least HND level although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted.

    Prior experience of working on highway maintenance, highway construction or general civil engineering is preferred. Experience of using the NEC forms of contract would be advantageous.

    If you feel you have the skills required to excel in the role of Quantity Surveyor we want to hear from you.

    All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

    No agencies please.

    Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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