Ground-works Quantity Surveyor or Senior Ground-works Quantity Surveyor
Persimmon Homes East Wales has a vacancy for an experienced Ground-works Quantity Surveyor or Senior Ground-works Quantity Surveyor to join their successful and growing internal ground-works department. This role will be working across the East Wales area and the regional office is based in Llantrisant.
Who are we?
Building around 16,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK’s leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.
As a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for overseeing the commercial management of various ground-works projects. You will report to the Department Director. They will give you clear objectives. You will need to be adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach with the site teams and subcontractors.
The role will involve; providing full take offs of ground-works infrastructure, foundations and external works; submission of bi-monthly valuations; cost reconciliation reporting on COINS and inputting of valuations on COINS.
If this sounds appealing to you we will require:
Confident commercial management and the ability to value engineer projects, whilst protecting the interests of the team and regional offices. It’s likely that you have worked on ground-works projects previously or have a housebuilding background. We use COINS to administer our payments so previous experience in this system would be beneficial, otherwise training can be provided. The housing industry certainly has a lot to offer at the moment, its booming and Persimmon can offer consistency in future projects.
It is desirable that you have a relevant Surveying qualification, either an HND or degree or equivalent.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car, healthcare and bonus. Above all an honest and driven approach which offers the chance to work with some great people!
Persimmon offer flexible working arrangements with the agreement of the Head of Department.
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