Vacancy details

Division
Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure
Ref
68922
Vacancy title
Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
London/Home Counties
Location(s)
Barking
Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Barking Riverside

*Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies.*

About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful and secure companies within the UK Construction and Infrastructure industry with a vision to be a market leader across all of the sectors in which we operate?

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, ourselves, and our employees.

With talented people as the key to our success we operate a culture whereby personal and professional development are at the forefront of our efforts to attract and retain the best people in the industry.

Opportunity:

We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and talented Quantity Surveyor within our Rail and Electrification business unit to work on the Barking Riverside Extension.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated professionals.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor, or an Assistant / Graduate Quantity Surveyor who is looking to make a step up. Ideally previous experience in the Rail industry would be preferable, however wider Infrastructure experience would also be considered. 

You will be joining an inclusive team with great career development opportunities, as well as working on an innovative project.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment. 

The person:

  • HND or Degree in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline)
  • RICS accredited
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting
  • Practical knowledge of forms of contract
  • Understanding of period cost reporting and comparison with budget/forecast
  • Previous experience with COINS
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates, accrual calculations and value allocation
  • Knowledge of the procurement of sub-contractors
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors with little supervision
  • Knowledge of effective cost allocation management

Read more about our Rail work here - https://construction.morgansindall.com/rail

The Project:

Transport for London (TfL) awarded a £196 million contract to a joint venture of Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure and VolkerFitzpatrick (MSVF) to extend the London Overground to Barking Riverside.

The 4.5km extension of the Gospel Oak to Barking line, one of the major projects in TfL’s Business Plan, is an intrinsic part of the Barking Riverside development, a 180-hectare site on the northern bank of the River Thames that will become home to one of London’s most significant housing developments.

Preparation work for the extension will commence immediately, with main construction due to start in early 2019 and train services commencing from late 2021. Under the contract, MSVF will deliver:

  • A 4.5km extension to Barking Riverside, from the Tilbury Loop Line between Barking and Dagenham Dock stations to Barking Riverside
  • Reconfiguration of Network Rail’s Ripple Lane goods yard to allow the extension to connect to the Tilbury Loop
  • Construction of a viaduct over the Ripple Lane yard. This will require the viaduct to be built over the Tilbury Loop and foundations constructed between the HS1 tunnels
  • Continuation of the viaduct for a further 1.5km over Renwick Road and into the heart of Barking Riverside
  • Construction of a new terminus station within the Barking Riverside town square. The station will have step-free access from street to train.

The London Overground extension will deliver a sustainable public transport alternative to car travel and link Barking Riverside into London’s wider public transport network through connections at Barking, with District and Hammersmith & City services and c2c services to London Fenchurch Street and Essex.

The service will operate with four trains an hour and feature electric London Overground trains with air-conditioning and walk-through carriages, for customer comfort.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

We can potentially consider certain types of flexible working in this role for the right candidate, subject to meeting business needs.

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