Quantity Surveyor

Castle Employment Agency
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Castle are looking for a Quantity Surveyor for an established Engineering business based on the outskirts of Malton. The Quantity Surveyor will work as part of a small team in the Contracts department of the business. Working closely with senior members of the team, you will assist with the Quantity Surveying function on a variety of projects.

Duties will include:

  • Preparation of technical estimates.
  • Preparation and agreement of monthly valuations.
  • Identifying and preparing claims for variations.
  • Evaluation of hours allowed at tender stage and reconciliation of hours worked within fabrication process.
  • Preparation of final account submissions for agreement.
  • Completion of monthly cost/value reports including analysis of various elements of work.
  • Administration of sub-contractors accounts.
  • Authorisation of payments to sub-contractors and suppliers.


  • Degree level qualification or similar.
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, valuations and final account negotiations.
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors.
  • Have excellent communication - both oral and written, numeric and computer skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to form and develop relationships with client PQS, Design Team and Supply Chain.
  • Commercial skills, maximising value recovery, cost control and cash management.
  • Good interpersonal skills- ability to work effectively with site management and the rest of the team.
  • Ability to use/understand financial reports and final accounts.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work to own initiative.
  • Able to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels

The Benefits:

  • The role is located on the outskirts of Malton, so is easily accessible from Scarborough, Malton, York, Leeds, Beverley, Driffield and Hull
  • The client is offering a highly competitive salary, based on experience

For more information please call Sam Colling on or email