Quantity Surveyor

Location Leeds, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40,000 + Car or Allowance + Package


Quantity Surveyor - Multi Utilities
To £40,000 per year + Car or Allowance + Benefits

The need for a Quantity Surveyor exists within a family owned national construction company operating across the Water, Energy, Multi Utility, Rail and Infrastructure Civils sectors.

As a Surveyor you will report to the Managing QS and be responsible for:

  • Preparation and presentation of external/internal valuations.
  • Compilation and agreement of variations and final accounts.
  • Accurate and timely Cost Value Reports and such other reports as may from time-to-time be required.
  • Supporting the Managing QS and Senior Contracts Manager in account forecasting and general costings.
  • Negotiating the award of subcontracts within acceptable cost and risk parameters and thereafter the measurement and payment of the sub-contractor within the appropriate contractual/statutory timescales.
  • Resolution of low-level contract disputes and assistance with more complex matters.
  • Provision of accurate and constructive feedback to the estimating team.
  • Assisting in the bid management process.

  • At least 3 years post graduate experience in a similar role.
  • A minimum of HNC/D in Quantity Surveying.
  • A good awareness of NEC forms of contract.
  • Conceptual thinker.
  • Ability to understand and build partnerships.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to analyse problems and offer solutions.
  • Ability to manage resources to reach the successful completion of the projects for which the post holder is responsible.
  • Extensive technical construction knowledge.
  • Computer literate.
A genuine and clear career pathway awaits the right candidate. If the role sounds fit for you then in the first instance please apply attaching your current up to date CV.