Senior Quantity Surveyor & Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £Negotiable
Location: Newark

Purpose and Scope:

Currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to be based at head office and will also work at site as and when required. The surveyor will be reporting to a Senior Surveyor, they will be carrying out duties and responsibilities as described further below.


Essential Requirements:

  • The candidate will be qualified to degree/HND or HNC in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial degree in construction.
  • A full valid driving licence.
  • Will need to be CSCS qualified.


Responsibilities & Duties Include:

Generally helping the Senior Quantity Surveyor and projects team in managing the commercial processes at the factory, office and site, including but not limited to the following:

  • Communicating with the senior surveyor on a daily basis advising of any issues that may affect the cost, value or period of the project.
  • Be able to communicate Contract/Sub-Contract advice to site based staff, eg procedures such as how notification of a change is recorded etc.
  • Risk management – help and facilitate the construction team to identify cost and manage risk to minimise the impact to the project.
  • Keeping accurate relevant records including records of plant on/off hire, records of labour hours and numbers, records of any potential client contra charges etc.
  • Ensure subcontract accounts are managed within budgets and subcontracts/final accounts are signed and agreed in a timely manner.
  • Collate commercial information for drafting Cost Value Reconciliations on a monthly basis to deadlines.
  • Placement of subcontract orders to our standard terms including placement of ITT’s and ensuring notices and payment are made on time.
  • Dealing with Subcontract disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current legislation.
  • Timely and properly recorded Applications to Clients.
  • Producing Project Variations including tracking documents and assessment of value taken to monthly Cost Value Reconciliation document.
  • Final Accounts – early assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the client to ensure expectations are aligned.
  • Taking-off quantities to help build up a cost data base to assist the Business Development team.
  • Assessment of turnover at month end.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • A good knowledge of construction methods and materials.
  • Budget handling skills.
  • Excellent IT and maths skills.
  • A methodical approach to work.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A good understanding of Building Regulations and other legal guidelines.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team


If you would like more information on this role please contact Amy Thornton at the Huddersfield Office on 01484 819900 or 

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