Quantity Surveyor

Minor Works Operations Manager

Quantity Surveyor 

Helston – Office-based with site visits across the county.

 Permanent

 Sphere Solutions is seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor, ideally from a groundworks/civils/surfacing background to join a very successful contractor covering sites across Cornwall.

You will join an experienced commercial team, reporting to a Commercial Director

working with both commercial and domestic clients; predominantly house builders, contractors, and councils on large and small projects that include roads, car parks, footpaths driveways etc.

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified Quantity Surveyor to join a forward-thinking team of like-minded professionals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will involve managing sub-contractors to maximise costs, as well as assisting with ongoing estimating duties.
  • Commercial/financial management, valuations, reconciliations, and final accounts.
  • You will be required to report to the head office and travel to the site.

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified with a suitable construction-related qualification
  • Have extensive experience within the construction industry on similar projects.
  • A full driving license will be required,
  • Proficient IT skills in particular Excel.

On Offer:

  • Salary circa £60k & car/car allowance
  • Offering ongoing career progression

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

 

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

 

 

Minor Works Operations Manager

We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee a programme of minor works for an established client. With a long-standing client base, working across MoD, education and healthcare sectors, as an Operations Manager, you will oversee and manage site teams, sub-contractors. At the same time ensuring high quality and safety standards are delivered to clients throughout Cornwall and South Devon.

The role:

  • Managing a programme of minor work, site teams and specialist sub-contractors
  • Attending site, scoping and quoting work
  • Working alongside and supporting the Contract Manager and Contract administrative teams to develop the weekly labour planner. Ensuring all materials and plant are arranged and on-site in line with the planner.
  • Maintaining company material stock levels and vehicle stock
  • Overseeing site resource, developing the teams, and identifying training requirements/areas for improvement
  • Client liaison, ensuring quality standards are met.
  • Production and review of site and job-specific documentation – Risk and Method Statements, Toolbox Talks and Standard Operating Procedures etc.
  • Delivering reactive and planned project works
  • You must be able to deliver a positive and strong representation of the company with emphasis on winning works and growing the Small Works Division

The person:

  • Experience in a similar role and preferably with a recognised trade
  • Strong knowledge of construction processes, methods, and materials
  • SMSTS, SSSTS
  • Excellent IT, organisational and time management skills
  • Be able and happy to travel across Cornwall and South Devon

This role is offering a fully expensed company car, pension, private medical insurance and a bonus scheme.

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert or apply as instructed

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Taunton. We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced.