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Full-time M&E Quantity Surveyor

at Capita Symonds in Glasgow

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M&E Quantity Surveyor
Vacancy ID 23149
UK - Scotland - Glasgow
Tannochside
Construction and Engineering


Capita P and I - Design
Permanent, Full Time
Not specified
Feb 28 2014




We have a permanent vacancy for an M&E Quantity Surveyor to join us on a permanent basis. Successful candidate will be based on site 80% of the time near Fife but will be required to spend some time in the Glasgow office.
A contractual claims background would be ideal as would previous experience working on IT / Telecoms projects.
Reporting to Commercial Contract Manager duties will include -
Value, prepare and submit monthly applications for payment in conjunction with Project Manager
Valuation, submission and negotiation with client of variations to contract with reference to Schedule of Rates or Bills of Quantities
Value, submit and negotiate ‘star’ rate and extra-over items not detailed in the contract SoR or BoQ
Price, submit and negotiate daywork items
Sound working knowledge of standard forms of contract i.e. JCT 2011, DOM/1, DOM/2, GC/Works/1, NEC3, etc.
Ensure timely submission of the correct notices under the contract to comply with Change Control i.e. EWN’s, NCE’s, programmes, etc.
Prepare commercial correspondence to ensure company’s position is protected i.e. delay/disruption notices, lack/late receipt of information, Extension of Time requests, etc.
Supply commercial management i.e. payment notices, certificates of payments, invoice verification, etc.
Preparation of client final account in format capable of prompt agreement
Assist Project Manager in preparation of monthly contract/WIP reviews
Liaise with Procurement and Finance Commercial & Legal dept’s


BSc(Hons) Quantity Surveying
Member of a professional body i.e. RICS or CIOB
Post-qualification experience  is essential
Worked for Main Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor Building Services (M&E)background
Experience of working on IT/telecoms projects
Team player and able to work unsupervised, but knows when to seek advice
Working with Project Managers on a day-to-day basis based in the office or on site (there will be a requirement to be on site every week)


none specified


Excellent communications skills, both written and oral.
Team player but with the ability to work under minimum supervision.
Ability to resolve problems quickly and to use own initiative.
Confident and enthusiastic with the ability to lead and influence others.
The ability to plan work and complete same to a tight deadline.



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