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Quantity Surveyor

Job Introduction

This role will be working for Alun Griffiths (part of Tarmac). Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Infrastructure Team supporting our North Wales Welsh Water framework projects. Candidates based across North Wales would be suitable.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds. 

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Framework Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations
  • Preparing and agreeing interim valuations and final accounts
  • Recording, monitoring and reviewing the financial performance of contracts
  • Managing financial accounts and report to senior management on the project performance
  • Liaising and presenting to the client on the project performance
  • Securing payments from customers within the specified contract terms
  • Subcontract procurement and management of subcontractor accounts
  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs.
  • Mentor and manage subordinate staff

The Ideal Candidate

Griffiths are looking for an ambitious, commercially aware individual. We're open to considering an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor that's looking to take the next step in their career.

Requirements

  • educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND)
  • members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS
  • experienced of working on general Civil Engineering or Utilites projects

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • A passion for safety
  • Experience of using the NEC forms of contract
  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organisational ability
  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.
  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages

Why Tarmac

At Alun Griffiths we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Alun Griffiths as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to support flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Alun Griffiths is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

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