Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/01/2022 23:59
£31,346 to £34,728 p.a. Grade 10
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Meadowfield Depot-however, you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Jan
Further Information

A permanent full-time post is available.

Responsible to the Construction Services Manager or Public Buildings Repairs & Maintenance Manager, you will assist in the direction and control of the staff and workload involved in the Construction Services or Public Buildings R & M Team within the Buildings & Facilities Maintenance Service.

Your duties will include:

supporting and advising respective managers regarding estimating

ensuring that the performance targets set for the Estimating Section
are achieved especially as they relate to programming and provide
information as required to monitor the KPI’s set for the division;

promoting and developing the working practices and procedures to
improve the awareness of staff with regards to Health and Safety.

Required Qualifications:
Educated to NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in a Building / Construction

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

You must have experience of preparing estimates for building/construction works to a value of £1,000,000 along with experience of using interpretation skills in reading from drawings and in the preparation of take offs.

A proven track record of delivering to deadlines, excellent interpretation skills in reading from drawings, in the preparation of take offs and excellent knowledge of preparing quotations from priced bills is essential.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian Wilson, Construction Services Manager on tel. no. 078800 44721 email ian.wilson2@durham.gov.uk

It is intended that candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means the week commencing Monday 31st January 2022.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 264086 / 264469 / 261600 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that in this case the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.