SPECIALISING IN PROFESSIONAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES
Cost Planning and Feasibility Studies
Project Procurement and Contract Advice
Tender Document Preparation
Bills of Quantities and Schedules of Work
Negotiating Final Accounts
Value Management and Value Engineering
Risk Management including Workshops
Insurance Reinstatement Assessments
Capital Allowances Taxation Advice
Measured Term Contract and Maintenance Contract Advice
Professional experience assisting with adjudication, arbitration and litigation
Contract Administration and Employer's Agent
Planning and Programme Management
Design Team Procurement and Management
Engagement of Contractors
Estates Management and Works Programming
Principle Designer Co-ordination and Advice
Construction Site Safety
We found HDC’s response to our questions throughout the project were dealt with in a timely and extremely well thought out approach that made the school team understand costings in a simple but exact light... I cannot recommend them highly enough and we would use them time and time again.
Bursar, Halstead Preparatory School
Hand Deere & Cox are a practice offering professional construction services to the private and public sectors in the construction industry.
HDC dates back to 1973 at which time Alan Hand setup in business with John Hatton under the name of Hatton & Hand. Hand Deere & Cox became the practice's name when Hatton & Hand merged with Monk & Deere in 1989.
We are a practice that pride ourselves in the personal service we provide. Each client's account is handled by an overseeing Partner. In fact, it is quite usual for a Partner to act as the primary contact for more complex or sensitive projects.
The core principle of the practice is to provide cost information, guidance and control at each stage of a project. We place our clients in control by keeping them aware of the cost and contractual implications of their decisions during the complicated process of building procurement.
Testament to the quality of our service, the practice obtains the vast majority of its business through repeat custom. As a result we have developed several long term relationships with our current client list.
For more information on the type of project work we are involved in, please refer to our portfolio.
If you are interested in joining the HDC family then please take a look at the roles we are interested in below:
As the practice continues to grow, the Partners welcome applications from individuals who can demonstrate a diverse business skillset and a good grounding in traditional quantity surveying.
We are committed to providing a great working environment and remuneration packages which reflect experience, responsibility and loyalty.
PROJECT MANAGERS - HIGHER EDUCATION
Following recent appointments onto two large University frameworks, we are interested in speaking to project managers with experience from the higher education sector to join our growing project management team.
TRAINEE & GRADUATE ROLES
As an RICS accredited practice we are committed to promoting and expanding the profession. We invest in the future of the business by guiding young surveyors through their studies and RICS Assessment of Professional Competence.
The practice is proud of its 100% pass rate for those who embark on the challenge of becoming qualified. This process is aided by stewardship from the Partners, fellow candidates and an approved RICS structured training programme.
PLACEMENTS & INTERNSHIPS
For individuals who wish to gain valuable experience to assist them with their studies, HDC offer short and longer term work experience programmes.
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