Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Costain Group PLC
Kings Hill, Kent, UK
6d ago

About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, Jacobs and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.

The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to perform the required commercial function for Area 4.

What will I be doing?

  • Preparation of target prices for schemes using contract schedule of rates at feasibility and during / on completion of detailed design stage.
  • Reconcile subcontract accounts and negotiate / agree subcontract final accounts on a periodic basis
  • Ensure comprehensive commercial records are maintained for audit purposes
  • Ensure the cost of schemes are fully captured and check accuracy of cost capture information within costing systems.
  • Liaising with IDT Managers to ensure correct Labour, Plant and Material records are maintained to ensure the above is achieved.
  • Ensure comprehensive commercial records are maintained for audit purposes.
  • Ongoing and timely completion of schemes Early Warning / Compensation Register.
  • Where appropriate provide support and advice to Commercial Assistants.
  • Be fully conversant with the requirements of the Area 4 'BMS processes and procedures and the relationship with the commercial team duties.
  • Raise any areas of Non Compliance with Contract requirements or A-one+ Area 4 BMS processes and procedures to the Commercial Manager
  • About you

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Degree Qualified or relevant experience
  • IT Literate
  • Highways experience
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Organisation skills
  • Motivated and hard working
  • Team plater
  • Good communicator
  • Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute.

    In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.

    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain.

    Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-

    military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

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