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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
30/07/2021 23:59
£31,346 to £34,728p.a. Grade 10
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:
30 Jul

Further information

Working within Construction Consultancy Services, you will be responsible for providing high quality, cost effective, quantity surveying and cost management services to deliver various projects or programmes of work for the County Council.

You will provide estimating/pricing and assessment services, working with feasibility information or detailed designs, providing advice on the delivery of projects. In addition, you will manage and monitor cost plans and be involved in the tender preparation, procurement, contract management and valuation of works for projects.

In the role of Quantity Surveyor, your duties will include:

initiating and preparing estimates for work in conjunction with CCS and B&FM staff and ensuring that these are undertaken in a consistent manner

ensuring that the quantity surveying function continues to be a Best Value provider of services and strive for continuous improvement

supporting the contract administration process with pretender work stage reports and cost plans

preparing cost estimates, undertaking value engineering, life cycle costing and cost planning.

Required Qualifications:
HNC or equivalent plus relevant experience in a construction 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

It is anticipated that candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means on (to be confirmed).

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.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

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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