Quantity Surveyor

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Yeovil

Salary: £35,000.00- £45,000.00 per annum plus benefits

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor with solid groundworks knowledge? Would you like a new challenge and the opportunity to progress your career with an expanding organisation? If so we are looking for you to join our client based in Yeovil.

Working on a portfolio of between 7-10 sites at any one time you would be expected to complete the below duties:

Duties of the Quantity Surveyor:

  • Review drawings that have been passed over from the Estimating team to understand and familiarise themselves with the site
  • Arrange and lead pre-start meetings with the production team; buying department; health and safety department and engineers
  • Arrange pre-start meeting with our clients, surveying and production team
  • Tender for different sites by required dates
  • Once job has been won, request final drawings and work through them to ensure that any changes/extra quotes are actioned
  • Receive and action orders, set up valuations and CVR’s (Using Microsoft Excel)
  • Use the CVR to work out true value of works on site for the month
  • Deal with a constant stream of in-coming calls from site that will need a quick and re-active response
  • Liaise with Site Supervisor about the on-going works on site
  • Constantly look at ways to maximise profitability
  • Work to strict deadlines toward the end of the month to ensure that valuations are sent out to clients on time.
  • Once valuations are received, chase outstanding invoices and money.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with clients and be able to successfully manage any outstanding monies
  • Constant review of drawings throughout the month
  • Liaise with accounts department to ensure previous months spend doesn’t have any outstanding issues

Essential requirements of the Quantity Surveyor:

  • Previous experience as a quantity surveyor
  • RICS Accredited qualification
  • Groundworks knowledge
  • MS Excel
  • CSCS Card
  • Ability to quantify
  • Driver with the ability to travel


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays; (Holiday increase per years’ service)
  • Regular reviews for career progression and options to increase training/qualifications via external learning
  • Company recognition - bonuses, incentives, value awards
  • Award scheme linked to your performance and business growth
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Car; laptop; mobile phone

If you are able to show the relevant experience in a similar role then please apply!