Permanent
Quantity Surveyor
Curtain Walling
Wales

Quantity Surveyor - Facades

Ref: 10421| Posted: 23rd Jun 2021

A great opportunity for Degree Qualified Quantity Surveyor in Wales with Curtain walling, glazing or other facade system experience

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To work within the surveying department of a busy, well respected and strong performing curtain wall, window and door Sub-Contractor based in South Wales. We have projects locally as well as other areas of Wales, South West and slightly further afield, with both repeat business and new clients. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the following as part of their role:

• Attend pre-let meetings with Main Contractors to get an overview of projects and advise of items to raise

• Review contract documentation and negotiate terms with clients

• Issue monthly valuations for projects to Main Contractors, where possible by visiting site to meet with Main Contractors to build/enhance relationships

• Price/assist to price variations on projects

• Liaise with Sub-Sub-Contractors working for us on projects, including reviewing and authorising valuations issued to us

• Ensure payments are received and are made on time

• Settling Final Accounts on projects • Request release of retentions from Main Contractors when they are due

• Reporting to the Commercial Director including providing information for reporting to the Board of Directors

• Take a proactive approach to help the company grow and improve

• Any other work as required including working alongside other departments to ensure successful delivery of projects

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Surveying qualifications are desirable

PREFERRED SKILLS

Good verbal, written and mathematical abilities for good communication and customer service

Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications

Problem solving and analytical thinking individual

Experience in the facade industry is preferable, but Surveying experience is essential

Trustworthy, polite, reliable and approachable persona

ADDITIONAL NOTES

We are a long standing, successful and industry recognised curtain wall, window and door SubContractor 

In recent years we have significantly developed and expanded to provide a complete design, manufacture and installation service for the building envelope. 

Working closely with architects and contractors, the overall service includes project analysis, structural assessments, design proposals, provision of samples and extended warranties to ensure the façade meets the required aesthetic, cost, programme and performance requirements.

We have a range of experience in the education, health, commercial, retail and defence sectors with projects undertaken up to a value of £7 million.

We have successfully completed prestigious curtain wall and façade projects in all of the above sectors.

We work from project concept through to completion, with a key emphasis placed on customer satisfaction.

Our quality product range includes curtain-walling, windows, shopfronts, automatic and revolving doors, fireresistant glazing, louvres and brise soleil with specialist knowledge being applied to the critical interfaces between the various façade elements.

We are looking to grow steadily and are keen to look at other avenues to improve the business going forward, including the possibility of branching into the London market and utilising the PassivHaus requirements that will become more prevalent, alongside other exciting ideas.