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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC571
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Quantity Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A local authority based in Tyne & Wear is looking for a QS to join their Major Works team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full professional qualification, experience with major works programmes and ideally experience working within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a top class contract surveying service to the client, joining the major works team and undertaking a varied caseload of construction/maintenance programmes.

The main duties of the role will be as follows;

To provide estimates and budgets.
To prepare and monitor performance management schemes.
To procure materials and subcontractor services.
To prepare re-measurements, cost valuation statements, final accounts and contractual claims.
To assist in the preparation of programme of works for contracts.
To be aware of and observe the Council's financial regulations, safety policy, industry codes of practice and technical development; to encourage good practice in these fields and to establish and maintain sound commercial practice.
To deliver quality services within an appropriate framework (Best Value, Q.A.) and increase customer satisfaction.
To manage employees within all appropriate H.R guidance/legislation.
To be pro-active in all aspects of safety management to comply with current legislation.
To liaise with all stakeholders as necessary within a customer focussed environment.
Such other responsibilities allocated which are appropriate to the grade of the post.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this role and as such are open to negotiation with regards to the rate of pay, looking ideally between the £25 - £30 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the successful candidate.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.