• Quantity Surveyor

    Job Locations UK-East Sussex
    Posted Date 3 months ago(05/04/2018 12:05)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    East Sussex Highways is a joint venture between Costain and CH2M which will bring together several aspects of highways maintenance, such as roads, pavements, drainage, street lights, traffic lights and structures that are currently run by outside contractors and the county council.


    The role of Quantity Surveyor will be to work closely with a Senior QS in full compliance with the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, providing commercial data, expertise and advice.

    What will I be doing?

    • Provide commercial data to ensure that cost control is fully compliant to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract.
    • Ensure all matters relating to cost control is reported via CEMAR and in accordance with NEC3 ECC procedures.
    • Assist with Contract Reviews and Project Closures.
    • Assist in the collation of costs submitted to the Client in relation to Compensation Events.
    • Support SQS during discussions on Compensation Events to reach agreement and acceptance of costs and time.
    • Ensure contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the SQS from Cemar document system.
    • Produce and maintain registers of Compensation Events, Early Warnings, Risks, Delay and Extension of Time.
    • Assist with the assessment of subcontractor’s monthly payment application, and month end processes.
    • To undertake all tasks, duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description, in accordance with Costain Ltd’s policies, practices, procedures and standards.
    • Foster and maintain effective working relationships with East Sussex County Council’s client team.

    About you

    • Educated to degree level or in lieu of that demonstration of considerable relevant experience
    • Member of appropriate professional body
    • Experience of working with NEC3 ECC
    • Experience of negotiating facts and data.
    • Assess and issue vesting certificates for Plant and Materials both outside the Working Area, and those removed, under permission, from the Working Area.
    • Good knowledge of the NEC3 Engineering and construction Contract.
    • Good knowledge of Construction specifications other standards and guidance

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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