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Quantity Surveyor

Viberoptix Ltd deliver frontline services to fibre network providers across the UK and Ireland and we are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

You will work in a friendly and progressive company with opportunities for personal and professional development with our team based in NI.

The Role:

  • Manage junior Quantity Surveyors/ Commercial Assistants as the project evolves in size
  • Responsible for evaluations of utilities civils contract as principle contractor
  • Collect and Review worksheets completed by sub-contractors & Viberoptix employees sent in on weekly basis.
  • Preparation and submission of weekly progress claims to client. Valuations to be agreed with Client QS representative on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Support the preparation and submission of project variations, in line with contract timelines.
  • Review and sign off sub-contractor invoices to be passed to accounts for payment.
  • Preparation and submission of client Final Accounts.
  • Daily liaising with on field supervisors and site teams.
  • Role will involve site visits as and when required.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks.
  • Provide commercial and contractual expertise to contracts, drafting & issuing correspondence.
  • Time Management important to the role. Project is of a fast-track nature, with weekly applications submitted to the client.
  • Meet project deliverables on time and with emphasis on quality.
  • Attending and providing commercial input to weekly internal meetings, with emphasis on budget monitoring.
  • Monitor production outputs closely produced by in-house & sub-contractor teams with regular dialogue between the commercial dept and site supervisors.
  • Gain an understanding & knowledge of the rate build ups so as develop and determine new rates when requested.
  • The candidate will have a Quantity Surveying related degree or qualification and have NEC3 contract knowledge.
  • A sound understanding of the different elements involved in the development of a telecoms network would be looked on positively.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage and negotiate with sub-contractors / suppliers.
  • Ability to use excel and other MS packages to an intermediate to advanced level

The Person:

  • Significant relevant experience in a similar role
  • Qualified Surveyor qualification preferred, however will consider someone with significant relevant experience within the industry
  • Experience of working with civils / utilities is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised, focused and able to meet deadlines
  • Strong IT skills, specifically including Excel
  • Full Driving License with access to car

Company Benefits

  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme and life insurance Scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme

Additional Information:

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and requirements. The nature of the organisation is such that it will evolve as it operates and the nature of duties, tasks, knowledge and skills required for this post may develop and change in time.

Viberoptix is an equal opportunities employer.

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