Quantity Surveyor

Graham Rose
£35000 - £50000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor

Main Contractor - Commercial

Rayleigh, Essex

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Permanent, full-time


As an experienced Quantity Surveyor are you commercially aware, numerate and well organised with well-honed communication skills for dealing with clients and sub-contractors.? If so, this role will give you plenty of opportunity to use these skills in an open, flexible and broad-reaching environment.

The Company

This Main Contractor has been operating for more than 30 years and provides extensive experience in respect of structural alteration and renovation of all types of commercial buildings. The growth in the business means they need additional resources, particularly with regard to supporting and expanding their Quantity Surveyor capabilities.

The Company specialises in the complete renovation required before the final finishing and refurbishment work. It undertakes the structural alterations, drainage, stripping out and groundworks. Based near Rayleigh in Essex, the business operates throughout London, Essex and the South East.

Projects undertaken include:
- Renovations
- Structural alterations
- Large office redevelopments
- Industrial redevelopments
- Drainage work
- Groundworks
- Stripping out

Quantity Surveyor - key aspects

* Reporting to Company Director helping to manage the commercial aspects and ensuring targets are achieved on a diverse range of projects
* Recording and monitoring variations to the contract and ascertain the costs involved
* Measuring construction works on site
* Recording progress
* Build and maintain working relationships with supply chain and clients
* Provide commercial expertise including valuation of the work based on agreed contract rates
* Forecasting the final costs of projects
* Review tender documents and contract variations to calculate final figure payable
* Compiling monthly reports to show progress of projects
* Attend client meetings

Attributes required

* Sound education, ideally with a Construction related qualification
* Minimum 2 years' QS experience working on commercial projects
* Ideally located in Essex
* Confident IT skills and proficient with MS Office
* Professional and pro-active approach; happy accepting responsibility

The scope for this role is exceptional; it allows you the opportunity to further develop your skills alongside highly experienced sector professionals operating in the commercial construction sector.

If you are interested in this Building Surveyor position please apply on-line or call myself, Roger Holden at Graham Rose on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat