Earthworks Quantity Surveyor

We are recruiting an Earthworks Quantity Surveyor! If you have experience working on Highways, Highways Maintenance or Bulk Earthworks projects then you are what I am looking for!
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An Earthworks Surveyor is an essential position in the company's commercial department. Carrying out surveying duties on numerous contracts simultaneously, within the department at SRC Group. This would involve working within many sub departments within the business including demolition, remediation, ground stabilisation, groundworks, earthworks and civils disciplines.

  • Provide assistance, guidance and support to Director and Contracts Managers on contractual obligations and the scope of works that is included within the contract.
  • Manage subcontract packages where applicable, from the initial enquiry stage and procurement through to the agreement of subcontract final accounts. This includes ensuring that best value is achieved at all stages. You will also be required to manage interim applications and Payment Notices to subcontractors that have been appointed.
  • Maintain and develop client relationships across the different contracts you are involved in.
  • Ensure monthly/ interim valuations and applications are completed accurately and issued to clients in accordance with the requirements detailed within the contract. Ensuring this process is streamlined where possible to maximise cash flow and value where achievable. Liaise with the Land Surveyors closely to ensure applications reflect the work and scope completed on site and in turn value the work correctly.
  • Keep Senior Management updated and informed of key issues that arise on contracts to ensure the appropriate management decisions are made and implement these decisions where necessary.
  • Track changes to the scope and conditions of work when they occur and make sure these are correctly measured and valued. Wherever possible ensure changes are agreed in a timely manner through the course of projects.
  • Monitor the programme along with the Site Management team and record issues that occur which may impact on the planned progress and completion of the works. Maintain strong working relationships with project delivery teams and keep accurate records of issues.
  • Prepare detailed Final Accounts and supporting survey information required to ensure efficient and prompt agreement of accounts with clients. This also includes working closely with various departments such as Transport/Compliance to gain successful project results.
  • Carry out administration of contracts when issued by clients. Be responsible for ensuring the order documents reflect what has been agreed during the tender stage. Review the contract scope along with the terms and conditions and agree any amendments that are required to ensure the allocation of risk is correctly distributed by the terms and conditions.
  • Be proactive in ensuring payments from clients are received by the contract due dates.
  • Play an active role alongside the contracting Finance Managers in completing monthly and end of contract reports to enable project margins to be accurately reported to Senior Management.

Key Skills/Qualifications required

  • Degree/HNC/HND in Quantity Surveying with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Well organised, with great time management skills.
  • Demolition or construction background preferred.
  • Experience within a contractor or subcontractor environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledgeable on Quality Assurance procedures and company policies
  • Knowledgeable on provisions of the Construction Act and other Contracts relating to suppliers and sub-contractors

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Highwood Quarry

Highwood Quarry Access Road
CM6 Dunmow Directions +44 (0) 1371 874 212

Perks & Benefits

  • Holiday

    We offer a competitive holiday entitlement plus public holidays. We close over the Christmas period to enable everyone to spend time with their families and enjoy the festivities!

  • Training

    SRC Group is committed to the continuous training and development of its employees,
    both in the area of job-related skills training and lifelong learning for personal development.

    SRC Group’s employees are our greatest assets and helping them to develop is crucial to the achievement of the our goals. All training practices and procedures will endeavor to support individuals to strive to achieve these goals.

  • Pension

    We offer a salary sacrifice pension scheme which is a tax efficient way for you to make
    pension contributions.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

    There is a free confidential 24 hour telephone service for employees, their immediate family and children in full time education.
    SRC Group recognises there can be times when additional support is needed for employees and managers alike. Balancing the pressures of work with the needs of home and personal life can be at times, stressful.
    SRC Group also have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders available.

  • Health

    SRC Group are committed to the health of all employees. We provide a confidential health
    surveillance service which to enable you and SRC Group to identify and monitor on- going health needs and requirements.

    SRC Group provide free fruit to all employees and are always providing health incentives such as Charity slim downs and Couch to 5K and Park runs!

  • Long service awards

    Employees are recognised with a long service award at different stages in
    their career.

  • Charity

    SRC Group support a number of charities such as Essex Air Ambulance, CALM and Mind to smaller local charities. We hold fundraising events such as Three Peaks challenge and all employees can join in the fun!

  • Equality and Diversity

    We believe that there are no gender specific roles in this industry. To help reflect this we’ve increased the visibility of our female workforce and showcase the successful women already working on our sites. We’ve developed a programme to attract Black and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ talent and run workshops for existing employees to overcome unconscious bias and foster inclusivity.

Workplace & Culture

At SRC Group we believe that every employee is key to helping us succeed as a business and fulfil our goals, and we strive to create a great place to work for our employees. 

SRC Group are an equal opportunities employer, and seek to provide opportunities and high standards of training based on individuals’ abilities and experiences.

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