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Freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: £250 - 350 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 18 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 396378ASM

Freelance Quantity Surveyor - RESIDENTIAL– Housing projects – Preston site based role – Ongoing contract between £250-£350 per day

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Preston Site, Warrington office

The Client
A developer with a strong North West presence has a requirement for a Freelance Quantity Surveyor.
This is a Preston site based role. This is an amazing opportunity for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join this award winning, national house builder who is after the opportunity to work on some challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities
• Sub-contractor procurement
• Attending tender handover meetings, obtaining and understanding a full brief on the project
• Having a proactive approach to work safety, ensuring others are not endangered and working in line with established QA Procedures
• Attending tender handover meetings, obtaining and understanding a full brief on the project
• Preparing monthly cost reports
• Assisting Site Manager/Agent in the compilation of subcontractor and materials procurement schedule and Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager and Site Manager/Agent with materials, plant and subcontract procurement
• Dealing with subcontractors
• Interim valuations and final accounts
• Liaising with clients
• Inspecting site to maintain awareness of ongoing activities and identifying potential problems, ensuring correct records are kept and maintained on site
• Final accounts
• Producing a monthly cost summary for each site, reconciling against the Company Cost File
• Applications/ valuations
• Dealing with subcontractors
• Identifying, pricing and agreeing variations in a timely manner
• Pricing and submitting variations

The Candidate
You must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the field of Quantity Surveying, ideally within volume house building
All applicants must have worked for a developer on new build residential projects
A minimum of 4 years’ work experience (on site and in the office)
BSc in Quantity Surveying is ideal, a HNC / HND is essential or a similar in a commercial related course is essential.
Drivers licence is essential.

£250 - £350 per day
Ongoing contract

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv to