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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Chorley
  • Salary: £40k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 07 April 2023
  • Job Ref: 401134LMO

Quantity Surveyor role - Based in North Lancashire - Projects are new build, refurbishment, fit out & extension projects in the commercial, industrial, residential & education sectors.

Location: Office based in North Lancashire
Site locations: North West

The client

I am currently recruiting for a privately owned Main Contractor based in Lancashire. A growing, dynamic company with a very busy order book. They are looking for a project running Quantity Surveyor.

Projects are varied
Bespoke luxury houses, small developments,
Large refurbishment jobs - apartments, hotels etc.
New build, refurbishment, fit out & extension commercial, industrial, residential & education
Small maintenance projects, small refurbishment jobs, property developments, groundworks jobs etc


Weekly site measures & site liaison for records of events
Costing and submitting variations
Keeping all commercial registers up to date
Performing Value management and cost control.
Arranging payments and valuing completed work.
Subcontractor payment review and approval
Take offs (essential skill)
Monitoring the communication of a project status and providing the costing on design solutions.
Managing projects through to completion
Data Management and inputting into value engineering.
Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim
Subcontract and Design Procurement
Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations (CVRs) / all financial Reporting
Estimating and planning costs, preparing full tender documentations and financial reports.
Preparation of cost to complete
Cash Flow and Turnover forecast
Liaising with clients throughout all stages of projects and fostering and developing relationships with them.

Essential Candidate Skills
Must have worked as a Quantity Surveyor on similar kinds of projects
Experience in varied relevant sectors preferred new build, refurbishment, fit out & extension projects
Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office suite and the ability to work flexibly with strong organisational skills to manage workload.
JCT Design and Build contract knowledge experience - Essential
A full Drivers licence is also essential.

Salary and Benefits

£40,000 - £55,000
Company Car/Allowance
Pension plus contributions
Holidays plus bank holidays