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Project Quantity Surveyor

Job Type
7 Sep 2022
About us

VolkerFitzpatrick is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in the UK and provide specialist building, civil engineering and rail expertise to a range of markets to provide a truly integrated service to clients. We possess proven experience and deliver successful projects in a wide range of industries, including commercial, industrial, education, rail infrastructure and depots, airports, waste and energy.

Our teams of skilled and dedicated staff work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and objectives to deliver quality projects that are innovative, sustainable and exceed expectations.

Of upmost importance on all our sites and projects is the safety of our 850+ employees, our subcontractors and the communities in which we work.

VolkerFitzpatrick is part of VolkerWessels UK, a multi-disciplinary construction and civil engineering group operating across the UK in six operating companies.

The role

We are looking for a Project QS to join the business working for BBVS, a joint venture delivering the Old Oak Common station works for HS2. VolkerFitzpatrick are undertaking bridge replacement works and road widening and lowering works.

Project is currently programmed in phases and runs until 2028 with a contract award value of £38m

Key accountabilities
  • Ensuring there is effective cost management of the project through regular and accurate forecasting and cost/value
  • Lead and manage the procurement process to maximise profit and ensure subcontract orders are placed on time and in accordance with the company policy. (including references taken, suitable levels of HSEQ etc)
  • Monitor and maximise cash
  • Support, advise, develop and train all members of the site team on commercial
  • Be aware of the contractual requirements of the project, advise the site team on key requirements and ensure that all notices and other matters are actioned accordingly to protect VFL's contractual position (Main, Sub-Contracts and Consultancy Agreements)
  • Act and ensure others are acting in VFL's best commercial interests at all
  • To act professionally at all times and promote the company's best standards and practices
  • Monitor and chase Main Contract payments
Skills & experience
  • An accredited course by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) or the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES).Alternatively, a degree with some numerical or technical is advantageous. Relevant HND subjects include building/construction, urban and land studies, civil engineering and structural
  • Adequate experience as a QS.
  • A degree in QS and relevant experience obtained (desirable)

What we offer

  • A competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including healthcare, pension etc.
  • Family friendly policies in place and some scope for flexible working by negotiation.

West London

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  • Job Reference: 706414866-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Align JV
    Align JV
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent