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Quantity surveyor

Bristol, City of Bristol, United Kingdom
January 18, 2018

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A motivated and resourceful quantity surveyor, currently working as part of a team dedicated to delivering complex and fast-track office development for a blue chip client. 5 years of Main Contracting experience on projects ranging from cut and carve refurbishment to new office developments including fit out. A proven track record of achieving results under pressure and the ability to adapt to change. An excellent team player with good communication skills and a good standard of computer literacy.


Nationality: British


Age: 26

Mobile Tel: +44 7891 324338

Address: Pound Cottage, Wick Lane, Stinchcombe,

Glos, GL11 6BE

References: Available on Request


2010 to 2013


BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying and the Environment: Second Class Honours

(Upper Division), RICS Accredited.

2002 to 2010


3 A Levels:

2 AS Levels:

12 GCSEs:

Geography; Sociology; Physical Education

Mathematics; Biology

Mathematics; Double Science; English Literature; English Language; Design & Technology - Product Design; Business Studies; French; Geography; Physical Education; Religious Education; Citizenship SURVEYING EXPERIENCE

March 2016 – Present

Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Wates (Construction South) 3 Glass Wharf, Bristol

Full-time role as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on a JCT D&B 2011, £33M city centre project from single stage tender to construction of an eight storey office development and basement at 3 Glass Wharf, Bristol:

Accountability for the Development and Implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting.

Contributing towards project commercial strategies and ownership of subcontract packages, including Enabling Groundworks, Raised Access Flooring, and Basement works.

Measure, value, submit and negotiate contract variations

Clear understanding of subcontract T&Cs relevant to main contract.

Preliminary management and allocation of staff across project.

Implementing relevant project procurement strategies with particular reference to:- o Issuing tender enquiries

o Package reconciliations

o Production of subcontract orders

o Maximise project cash/value by effective management of subcontract. o Manage and complete relevant subcontract and main contract contractual records including the production of claims, final account information.

July 2014 – March 2016

Assistant Surveyor – Wates (Construction South)

234 Bath Road, Slough

Full-time role as an Assistant Surveyor on a JCT D&B 2011, £16M Cut and Carve 3 storey office development at 234 Bath Road, Slough from two stage tender to delivery:

Awareness of main contract risk/opportunities whilst ensuring Wates M&V obligations were met for relevant subcontract and main contract packages

Contribution towards project commercial strategies and ownership of subcontract packages, including but not limited to MEP, Demolition, Fire Protection, Ceilings and partitioning and Carpentry.

Gained a clear understanding of subcontract T&Cs relevant to main contract.

Management of Consultancy appointments and novation.

Management of Warranty and Insolvency Trackers.


May 2013–July 2014

Graduate Surveyor – Galliford Try plc (Construction South) Uxbridge, Middlesex

Full-time, role as a Graduate Surveyor for a £42M JCT D&B 2011 project, to build an 8-storey office building and podium slab at Forbury Place in Reading:

Actively participated in the management of each contract by providing commercial information and advice to the contract team

Assess and agree with relevant parties the cost and value of work done on a monthly basis, including variations and projected final costs when required, and report at contract team meetings whilst Optimising cash balances by negating undervalues and ensuring positive cash flow situations are maximised

Provide valuations/applications/invoices as required by the contract and progress certificates and payments

Ensure that procurement is carried out within profit plan allowance and in line with the procurement programme

Establish and agree amounts due to sub-contractors and suppliers, including final accounts, serve notices required under the various contract forms in respect thereof, and raise and issue documents to enable payment by the final dates for payments

Prepare claims for value/time as necessary, issue of relevant notices, and negotiate and agree final accounts

Provide advice/information at pre-construction stage on contractual/commercial matters when required by the tender team

Maintain up to date contract records in accordance with company Quality and Management systems RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

March-May 2013 Asset Surveyor – Great Western Hospital Trust Melksham, Wiltshire

Fixed short term contract working within the estates and facilities team of an NHS trust,

Provided a professional and efficient service to effectively manage and deliver the maintenance, improvement and renewal of the foundation trust’s assets and effective analysis of LCC.

Worked alongside side the Facilities Management department to enable a robust implementation of trust strategies. 2010 - 2013 Site Foreman - Shane Longstreth & Co

Dursley, Gloucestershire

Seasonal position working for Groundworks Contractor to tie in with university:

Developed practical skills and improved team-working ability on a range of contracts, including construction of footings, replacement of structural walls, site surveys, RC Concrete slabs & hard landscaping

Liaison with building control surveyors to ensure that all building works were to planning regulations and reported to Project Managers to ensure programmes and logistics plans were being met Summer 2012 Placement - Astam GBC Consultancy


Placement with a multi-disciplinary professional practice, working alongside a quantity surveyor, architect and structural engineer to produce:

Schedule of works for small projects and cost estimate reports for the client

Tender documents, planning costs and bills of quantities for the construction of 84 new student accommodation units situated at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester KEY SKILLS

ICT skills: AUTOCAD, MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Bluebeam

First Aid, Tower Crane Rescue Trained.

Technical ability and thorough understanding of the construction process at every level.

Wide range of experience and ability to produce innovative solutions

Experienced user of Oracle, Unison and other accounting & finance packages. INTERESTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Sport; Travel; Cooking; Current Affairs

World Challenge Expedition to Malaysia

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

London Marathon 2017

Princes Trust Volunteer

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