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We’re Hiring – Seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor!

We’re Hiring – Seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor!

Date: 11 July 2024 | By: RDM

RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services, part of the wider Raven Delta (RD) Group is seeking an experienced, passionate and skilled Quantity Surveyor to join our expanding team.

Established in 1988, we are a leading UK building services and maintenance company known for delivering bespoke, high-quality solutions. As a rapidly growing company, we value expertise, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence. Working within a critical environment, as a key player with our team, you will play a pivotal role in our commitment to providing high-quality solutions. We design and specify the mechanical and electrical services for a multitude of projects in the commercial, industrial, government and healthcare sectors and have an excellent reputation for delivery, quality and reliability of our services.

This is a full-time permanent position based in Swansea.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm.

The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for managing all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects and will strive to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money while achieving the required standard and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

• Cost Management: Monitor budgets during project execution to ensure work stays within projected costs. Implement cost-saving measures where possible.

• Contractual Negotiation & Management: Negotiate contracts with suppliers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders. Ensure that contract terms are favourable and align with project requirements & manage contractual obligations throughout the project lifecycle.

• Risk Management: Identify financial risks associated with the project. Develop strategies to mitigate risks and minimise potential cost overruns. Regularly review project progress and adjust plans as needed.

• Reporting: Prepare reports with detailed analysis of the cost and benefits of different options and recommend the best course of action.

• Procurement and Payment Processes: Maintain accurate records of financial transactions.

• Client Communication and Dispute Resolution: Meet with clients to understand their needs and address any concerns. Provide advice on legal matters related to contracts and disputes. Facilitate communication between project teams and clients.

• Reporting and Documentation: Prepare regular reports detailing project costs, progress, and financial status. Keep accurate records of labour, materials, and other expenses.

Personal Qualities

• Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, Engineering, Management, or a related field.

• Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the Mechanical & Electrical (M & E) Sector but not essential.

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

• Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills.

• Great networking ability.

• Strong analytical and numerical abilities.

• Proficiency in relevant software (e.g., cost estimation tools, project management software).

• Knowledge of construction contracts and regulations.

• Knowledge of JCT and NEC3 contracts and the ability to prepare contracts for sub- contractors.

Experience:

• Proven track record as a Quantity Surveyor or cost management in Construction or Building Services.

Benefits:

• Competitive Salary (TBC, dependent on experience)

• Company pension scheme

• 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

• Company Car

• PC and mobile phone

• Health Insurance

• Ongoing Training and Development Opportunities

If you are ready to advance your career with a dynamic and growing company that values professionalism and innovation, apply today by submitting your CV and covering letter to angelasmith@rdmems.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can apply here.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all backgrounds. While we may not be able to respond to all applicants individually, we encourage you to reapply in the future should a suitable position arise as we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

Contact Details

RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services
6 Cambrian Court, Ferryboat Close,
Enterprise Park,
Swansea,
SA6 8PZ

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