31 Jan 2016

Full-Time Trainee Quantity Surveyor at a Construction company

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Lagos, NigeriaFull-time
Company Description
Our client is one of the leading firms in the Construction in Nigeria and sub-saharan Africa. Due to expansion, they and are currently looking to hire a smart, young, enthusiastic and smart individual that is ready to learn and grow within the ranks in the organisation.
Job Description
Primary Responsibilities:

The quantity surveyor manages costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Surveyors seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
Performing risk, value management and cost control;
Advising on procurement strategy;
Identifying, analyzing and developing responses to commercial risks;
Preparing and analyzing costing for tenders;
Allocating work to subcontractors;
Providing advice on contractual claims;
Analyzing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.
Price Bills of Quantity for projects tendered for by the company
Prepare monthly project valuation reports.

B.Sc. and HND Quantity Surveying
0-2years working experience
Experience as QS for a construction company would be an added advantage
Additional Information
Additional Information:

Must have excellent understanding of how to prepare valuations and variation claims
Must have good understanding of how to perform cost control analysis, and draw up reports on changes to work and contractor’s claims.
Must understand the various methods of valuing preliminaries for an ongoing project
Must have excellent understanding of grades of concrete with their mix ratios
Must understand how to prepare material and labour schedule
Must be smart, personable and wiling to learn

Job Categories: Construction Jobs and Graduate Trainee & Fresh Graduate Jobs Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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