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Quantity Surveyor at Balfour Beatty

Quantity Surveyor

Balfour Beatty Motherwell, North Lanarkshire Full-Time
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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor (preconstruction) to join our Regional team to work in Motherwell, Scotland.

Role Purpose

As an integral member of the work winning part of the business the role is working as part of bid teams preparing bills of quantities on civil engineering projects.



What you'll be doing

As a Quantity Surveyor (preconstruction), your main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Formulate and prepares bills of quantities.
  • Prepare accurate and thorough bill of quantities aligned with the required
    method of measurement
  • Check bills of quantity from tendering consultants and contractors for accuracy
    and thoroughness.
  • Read and interpolate customers' requirements from studies, reports and
    specifications to aid production of quantity schedules


Who we're looking for

The following qualities and experience are essential:

  • Understanding and knowledge of civil engineering methods and techniques
  • Experience of preparing construction quantity schedules to industry methods of measurement
  • Has thorough knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Experience of using digital software packages to prepare quantification schedules from drawing
  • Pays attention to detail and will see tasks through to completion
  • Is a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is a self-starter who can manage their own time and proactively seeks and
    executes activities that will add value to their function
  • Good understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • A degree, or HND in a relevant subject is desirable, as is Professional membership of one or more of the following: RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE/CIHT


Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.



About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.



 

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Job ID: BALF-UK16771