Quantity Surveyor

Estimator

Design Manager

Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Site Manager

Quantity Surveyor

Design Manager

Job description

Quantity Surveyor

Crediton

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for your next move?

We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a long-established contractor, specialising in refurbishment projects across the Devon area.

Accurate reporting and maintaining contractual relationships are key for this role, ensuring projects are procured and delivered within budget. As the Quantity Surveyor, you will take the commercial lead with support from the commercial team on multiple projects.

Ideally, you will have 5 years + of experience within construction and have relevant experience to commercially manage projects up to £2m+.

The role:

  • Financial and contractual management of projects
  • Procurement and management of the supply chain and subcontractors
  • Work closely with the commercial manager to review contract terms
  • Agree/pay invoices
  • Valuations, monthly CVR’s, and final accounts
  • Ensure variations are reported and costed
  • Managing financial risk and opportunity
  • Assist with project reporting
  • Provide estimating and contracts management support

Offering a comprehensive salary and package to include car allowance, annual bonus, private medical insurance

if this is of interest do get in touch to discuss in more detail.

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester 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.

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Estimator

Crediton

Permanent – Full time

Sphere Solutions has been appointed to assist with the Recruitment of an Estimator for a construction company specialising in refurbishment works for major clients in both the public and private sectors across the South West

Working closely with the construction team, you will take responsibility for pricing tender packages, following the process from initial receipt through to award. Suitable candidates will have sound knowledge and the ability to read drawings with specific attention to detail.

Key experience and knowledge will include:

  • Reading and reviewing internal and external designs
  • Take-offs from designs
  • Liaising with subcontractors, price enquiries
  • Producing tender packs
  • Reviewing and scoring subcontractor tender returns
  • Working with the Senior Estimator reviewing and collating tender information
  • Production of tender documentation
  • Calculating, labour, equipment and material costs
  • Liaising with all the construction team on progress and viability

Key Skills:

  • Previous estimating experience for refurbishment projects in education, health, commercial, listed and public sector
  • Proficient in the use of MS365 and other Estimating Software packages
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Health care
  • Pension

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.

 

 

Design Manager

Sphere Solutions are looking for a Design Manager to join a well-established, award-winning main contractor. Our client is a forward-thinking contractor that focuses on delivering exceptional projects and they specialise in construction services to a diverse range of clients. Their Bristol region currently has a healthy pipeline of work as well as ongoing current projects.  They are a Tier 1 business that has been established in the region for over 15 years.

Our client is looking for an individual who fits the following criteria:

  • Complex Project experience
  • Main contractor experience – projects may include schools, commercial, MOD/MOJ and other public sector schemes.
  • Manage client reviews
  • Management of CDP’s
  • Site or office-based
  • Ensure all design information is build ready

This role would suit an experienced Design Coordinator or Design Manager who is keen to further their career with an award-winning contractor that can offer genuine long-term prospects. Get in touch for further details.

Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Plymouth

Sphere Solutions is recruiting a Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join a long-standing contractor to work across the Plymouth area. You will join a team of commercial professionals to assist with the commercial running of projects across the region. The projects will be varied including refurbishment works of a variety of projects including; listed / heritage, defence, commercial, and education.

This role would be suitable for graduates with either an HNC/Degree in construction or finance/economics looking for their first role in Construction/Surveying. Equally, candidates with some commercial experience are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, your duties will include:

  • Assist the commercial team with their daily tasks and duties.
  • Assisting with subcontract procurement
  • Assist with valuations and commercial administration / raising PO numbers.
  • Subcontractor payment management
  • Site Measurements and valuations

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • HND / Degree qualification or equivalent profession industry standard
  • Full training and support is on offer
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Excel, are essential,
  • Full driving license

Offering ongoing works local to Plymouth with an option of a company vehicle or car allowance.

To Apply:

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

Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Taunton, Plymouth and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Site Manager

Plymouth

I am working with a highly successful regional contractor to recruit an experienced Site Manager to oversee a large programme of refurbishment. Working across multiple sectors, which will include refurbishment of heritage, MoD, commercial and further educational establishments, up to £2m.

To be considered for this role you will need extensive Site Management experience, be used to taking a project from inception to completion and have good client liaison skills, sometimes working in an occupied environment.

Duties will include:

  • Manage and coordinate all site staff and sub-contractors.
  • Give daily toolbox talks
  • Drive delivery of the site, building to programme and budget
  • Always manage and ensure a high level of health and safety.

Suitable candidates:

  • A proven track record managing projects up to £2m, working will include; MoD, Commercial, Refurbishment and Heritage schemes
  • SMSTS, CSCS Card, and First Aid are required
  • Candidates must be willing to undergo DBS/security clearance.
  • IT skills are a must,

 Offering ongoing works local to Plymouth with an option of a company vehicle or car allowance.

To Apply:

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

Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Taunton, Plymouth and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Quantity Surveyor

We are currently looking for an experienced QS or Senior QS to join one of our clients, a very well-established main building contractor, that has a regional base in Bristol.

This appointment is due to the award of several key projects around the Bristol area. Projects are a mix of education and commercial schemes and typically run up to £30 million in value.

The role will typically involve managing the commercial aspects of schemes as No.1 commercially, and depending on the size of the project you may also oversee an AQS on the site.

The company can offer excellent long-term career security given a very healthy pipeline of work, as well as a very attractive remuneration package from the start. They have been in the region for over 30 years and continue to grow.

 

Design Manager

Sphere Solutions are looking for a Design Manager to join a well-established, award-winning main contractor. Our client is a forward-thinking contractor that focuses on delivering exceptional projects and they specialise in construction services to a diverse range of clients. Their Bristol region currently has a healthy pipeline of work as well as ongoing current projects.

Our client is looking for an individual who fits the following criteria:

  • Complex Project experience
  • Housing, accommodation, education and/or commercial project experience
  • Managing design team to produce an ER-compliant solution
  • Manage client reviews
  • Management of CDP’s
  • Site or office-based
  • Ensure all design information is build-ready

This role would suit an experienced Design Coordinator or Design Manager who is keen to further their career with an award-winning contractor that can offer genuine long-term prospects. Get in touch for further details.