Department: Commercial Department
Location: Lucas Head Office, Wrotham, Kent
Reports to: Deputy Commercial Director
About the company
Lucas UK is an award winning Fit Out & Finishing Contractor. Well-established in the construction industry for more than half a century, Lucas maintains an individual approach to every undertaking whether it is a major fit out project for a blue chip client, restoration of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels or a prestigious residential refurbishment project for a valued private client. Projects range in value from £30K up to £10 million plus and include Heathrow Terminal 5, The O2, the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, Westfield Stratford City and The Shard.
Our growth and success requires us to continually build our team and we are therefore currently wanting to meet individuals who would like to join an innovative company that can offer a great team working environment and career development.
Purpose of the role
The Finishing division specialises in residential and commercial painting and decorating works. The Quantity Surveyor will be commercially responsible for our live projects and report to the Deputy Commercial Director.
Our ideal candidate for this role will have an HNC or equivalent qualification in a construction related subject, or be working towards an appropriate profesional membership and will have previous experience working in a similar role in the UK.
We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate strong commercial acumen, along with excellent organisation and planning skills, who has high standards and a strong work ethic.
The successful candidate will be required to;
- Liaise closely with site and project managers to ensure maximum efficiency of working methods and material procurement
- Price variations and submit valuations
- Co-ordinate with estimating and project support
- Set and control budgets
- Work under pressure and complete tasks within tight deadlines
** Applicants must have a permit to work in the UK and hold a full valid driving licence.
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