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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/10/2020 10:51
£28,672 to £32,234 p.a. Grade 9
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be County Hall, Durham but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Regeneration, Economy and Growth

Working within the Construction Consultancy Services Unit (CCS), the post holder will be responsible for providing quantity surveying duties in the delivery of various projects or programmes of work for the County Council.

The team has a full and varied portfolio of projects which includes the construction of a major strategic employment site; construction of major highway junction improvements; management of bridge structural works; a rolling programme of new build and refurbishment projects across the school estate; a continuous programme of capitalised maintenance condition works; public realm improvements; the construction of the new headquarters and office accommodation fit out of a further 4 buildings; highways infrastructure works; the refurbishment of a number of leisure centre buildings; implementation of sustainability projects including solar farms and LED lighting retrofits; a new waste recycling facility; infrastructure works for self-build housing plots; flood defence works and PFI contract management.

In the role of Quantity Surveyor, you will be primarily responsible for:

o Cost management including monthly cost reports
o Cost estimates, value engineering, life cycle costing and cost planning
o Preparation and agreement of monthly valuations, payments and
agreement of final accounts.
o Contract administration and tender documentation

Required Qualifications: HNC (NVQ Level 4) or equivalent plus relevant experience in a building related subject.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Neil Reed, Senior Quantity Surveyor on tel. no. 07469 402550 or email neil.reed@durham.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st November.

It is anticipated that candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 9th November 2020.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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