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Quantity Surveyor

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

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: England, East Midlands, Leicestershire

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Primary Industry: Construction

Secondary Industry: Water Civils 

Salary: £40,000.00 - £55,000.00 per annum

Job Duties:

  • Prepare cost estimates and budgets for construction projects
  • Conduct site visits and evaluations to assess project progress and costs
  • Analyse and negotiate contracts with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage project finances and track expenses to ensure projects stay within budget
  • Provide advice on cost-effective solutions and value engineering
  • Prepare tender documents and assist with tender evaluations
  • Prepare and submit progress reports to stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or related field
  • Professional accreditation (e.g. RICS) is desirable

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying or related field

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in quantity surveying
  • Experience in construction projects is essential

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of construction methods and materials
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in relevant software applications (e.g. CostX, Bluebeam)
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor status
  • Postgraduate qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • You hold a degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying
  • Experience working with complex civil projects within the water industry.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid work with frequent site visits
  • Regular working hours with occasional overtime required
  • Travel to project sites may be necessary