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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Durham
  • Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Justin Curry
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01132420303
  • Expiry Date: 05 July 2023
  • Job Ref: 402122JCY

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

Location: County Durham

Company Overview:

Our client is a leading Tier 1 Contractor that specializes in civil engineering projects, including water and wastewater infrastructure. They are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Civil Engineering department to work on the Northumbrian Water Frameworks.

Job Description: The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for providing commercial support to the Civil Engineering department on a range of projects, ensuring that projects are delivered within budget, on time, and to the required quality standards. The role will involve working closely with the Project Manager and the commercial team to provide accurate and timely cost and value reporting, and ensuring that commercial risks are identified and managed effectively.


  • Preparing cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents for civil engineering projects.
  • Preparing and negotiating contract agreements, including variations and claims.
  • Reviewing and assessing project progress, costs, and variations, and providing regular cost and value reports to the Project Manager and the commercial team.
  • Managing the change control process and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Liaising with the supply chain to ensure that sub-contractor costs are managed effectively.
  • Providing support and guidance to junior members of the commercial team.


Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or a related field.

At least 3 years' experience in Quantity Surveying in a construction environment, with experience in civil engineering being an advantage.