Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 522332
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2019
  • Recruiter: SSE Plc
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £28,600 to £42,800
  • Bonus/Benefits: car entitlement
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Up to £42,800 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Energy Solutions is an established business formed to address the growing market for low-carbon and energy efficiency products and services. We currently deliver £30m of energy efficiency measures across the UK and with ambitious growth targets. Were looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who'll be responsible for pre-contract project scoping, estimating, tendering and awarding of contracts. You'll also manage the post contract elements of the energy related projects.

Your Skills and Experience

Ideally, you'll either have a relevant Quantity Surveyor qualification with previous experience in a similar role or be able to demonstrate the exceptional qualities needed to excel in this challenging position. A background in the External Wall Insulation industry and related Energy measures / ECO knowledge would be massively beneficial, as would detailed knowledge of the supply chain in respect to the delivery of these measures. You'll have a working knowledge of construction contracts including NEC, JCT and bespoke contract arrangement. You'll also be organised and methodical with a high attention to detail. As you will be travelling to different sites, a full driving licence is essential.

Our Company

Our Energy Services business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that's our customer promise.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 20 November 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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