Graduate Quantity Surveyor

United Kingdom
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
About us
Have you thought about progressing your career in the water industry? Water is an essential part of our everyday lives. At RSE, our employees play crucial roles in designing and delivering sustainable water and wastewater treatment solutions that address the need for drinking water and sanitation, improve people's lives, protect the environment, and make a difference to the world. Through a process of design, creation and innovation, engineers at RSE produce solutions which are safe, sustainable, and cost-effective. RSE has enjoyed sustained and controlled growth. We now hold a prominent position as one of the leading MEICA providers in the UK water industry.
RSE are seeking a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join their team. Your role will Initially be to assist senior commercial staff with the administration of the financial and commercial aspects of projects and then develop personal competence to manage the financial and commercial aspects of projects. To adhere to current legislation, health & safety law, contract law and offer strategic guidance to Clients, including prioritizing spending, outsourcing etc.
Key Responsibilities, Duties & Tasks -
• Preparation of Activity Schedules, Bills of Quantities and Resource profiling
• Preparation of Applications for Payment for submission to Client(s)
• Reviewing project work scopes, notifying and preparing variations as necessary
• Subcontract administration including developing subcontract documents, reviewing and agreeing valuations, managing
variations and negotiating final accounts
• Preparation of project budgets and project cost reconciliations.
• Analysing the commercial progress of allocated projects working closely with the project delivery team.
• Preparing project cost and cash forecast projections
• Preparing internal reports such as financial reconciliation and anticipated project performance
• Negotiating final accounts with Client(s)
Person Specification -
• RICS recognised qualification or equivalent in one or more of the following - surveying, construction, civil engineering,
structural engineering
• Ability to interpret drawings and specifications to allow the preparation of Bills of Quantities/Schedules of Rates and other
such procurement documentation
• Work experience similar to the role and qualifications presented
• IT literacy with competency in Excel essential
• Be working towards RICS professional status
• CSCS registered in a professional capacity
• Knowledge of and ideally experience in project cost control
• Knowledge of and ideally experience in cost/value reconciliation/reporting, project management, negotiating and
settlement of accounts
• Knowledge of the requirements to agree a contract final account including valuations & variations
What RSE Offers
You'll receive a competitive salary and benefits package and any relevant training to equip you with the technical and commercial knowledge you'll need to gain further experience and progress your career.
Please note, if you do not receive any correspondence within 4 weeks of your application, please be advised that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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