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Quantity Surveyors

Quantity surveyors advise on financial and contractual matters relating to, and prepare bills of quantities for, construction projects and provide other support functions concerning the financing and materials required for building projects.

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About this Career

£23,044

Average salary

New workers start around £11,107.11. Normal pay is £23,044 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £38,368.85.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Measures and values completed contract for authorisation of payment.
  • Measures and values work in progress and examines any deviations from original contract.
  • Examines tenders received, advises client on the most acceptable and assists with preparation of a contract document.
  • Prepares bills of quantities for use by contractors when tendering for work.
  • Examines plans and specifications and prepares details of the material and labour required for the project.
  • Liaises with client on project costs, formulates detailed cost plan and advises contractors and engineers to ensure that they remain within cost limit.

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Critical Thinking
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Writing
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Mathematics
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Reading Comprehension
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Monitoring
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Active Listening
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Speaking
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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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