Quantity Surveyor


MQS RC 367943


Building & Engineering, Project Management, Surveyor, Trades & Labour


£60,000 to £65,000 Per Annum


+ benefits



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Construction sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to assist with proposals, monitoring project progress and controlling costs to maximise income.  

Quantity Surveyor’s Core Duties

  • Identify scope of works
  • Identify cost of materials, labour and equipment
  • Assess overheads and potential profit
  • Request and review quotes from third parties and select as appropriate
  • Assess project risks and incorporate them into the estimates
  • Take into account inflation and exchange rates
  • Prepare projected timescales with provisions for unexpected events
  • Prepare quotes and monitor costs
  • Agree costs, budgets and project variances
  • Manage contractual agreements and resolve any disputes  
  • Prepare customer invoices in line with contracts and manage cashflow
  • Ensure profit margins are met
  • Comply with all policies and procedures, in particular anti-bribery

Quantity Surveyor’s Skills Required

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (desirable)
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Estimator
  • Experience estimating and running projects over £5m
  • Experience specifically with carpentry, joinery and fit outs
  • Good project management skills and able to adapt to change     
  • Excellent communication skills and good at building client and supplier relationships
  • Experience working with third parties and customers
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Good MS Office skills, in particular Excel
  • Full, clean driving licence with vehicle

Are you enthusiastic about the Quantity Surveyor’s job? Send us your CV in a Word format today.