Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 to £48,000 per annum

Quantity Surveyor
South London
£40,000 – £48,000
20 days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Surfacing / Civil Engineering
(Highways sub-contractor)


  • £40,000 – £48,000
  • 20 days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Car Allowance £400 a month
  • Millage to Site 45p per mile
  • Workplace pension

My Client is a successfully family owned and managed Sub-Contractor, with their head office based in South London. Undertaking works in surfacing, civil engineering and highway maintenance for a number of local authorities and Transport for London.

Candidates background:

  • Experience working on Surfacing, 278, Footway and Public Realm Schemes.
  • Estimating experience is advantageous.
  • 5 years experience working with NEC / civil engineering contracts.

Duties include:

  • Cost planning and commercial management throughout the entire life cycle of the project from inception to post-completion.
  • Value determination.
  • Risk management and calculation.
  • Procurement advice and assistance during the tendering procedures.
  • Tender analysis and agreement of the contract sum.
  • Commercial management and contract administration.
  • Assistance in dispute resolution.
  • Asset Capitalization.
  • Interim valuations and payment assessment.
  • Cost management process.
  • Assessing the additional cost of design variations and providing substantiation.
  • Production of company pre-qualifications questionnaire (PQQ) documentation in line with company policies.
  • Support and guidance on commercial issues.
  • This role will require site visitation in addition to the normal office-based work.
  • Manage multiple clients and contracts.
  • Good organisational skills will be required with the ability to complete tasks and meet deadlines with minimum supervision.

Recommended qualifications:

  • Qualified Quantity Surveying.
  • Experience within a similar role. Ideally someone that has experience working within a sub-contractor environment rather than Contractor.
  • Commercially astute – working knowledge of standard forms of contract and standard methods of measurement.
  • NEC3 experience.
  • JCT Experience.
  • Good knowledge of early warnings and CE procedures within NEC3.
  • Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages.
  • Literate and Numerate.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to priorities.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and with minimum supervision.

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