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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £37000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 09 April 2021
  • Job Ref: 391634ASM_1615389676

Quantity Surveyor job - North Lancashire - Projects new build, refurbishment, fit out & extension commercial, industrial, residential & education

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Office based in North Lancashire

Site locations: all over North West

Work location: Office based - North Lancashire

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 of secured work for the next two months. They are looking for a project running Quantity Surveyor.


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


Some of the key responsibilities of the Quantity Surveyor include, but are not limited to:

Analysis of tender allowances

Take offs (essential skill)

The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.

Monitoring the communication of a project status and providing the costing on design solutions.

Managing projects through to completion, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

Data Management and inputting into value engineering.

Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.

Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions

Subcontract and Design Procurement

Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts

Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations

Estimating and planning costs, preparing full tender documentations and financial reports.

Administering cost/variation procedures.

Conducting cost checks, carrying out valuations ensuring projects complete to a time and cost-effective manner.

Preparation of cost to complete

Financial Reporting

Cash management and maximisation

Working directly with clients to develop and define projects from the beginning through to the project end.

Cash Flow and Turnover forecast

Provision of standard reports

Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines

Liaising with clients throughout all stages of projects and fostering and developing relationships with them.

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor who has the following skills and experiences:

A Quantity Surveying Degree is essential.

Experience in varied sectors preferred

Experience working on complex projects with the ability to quickly understand business and technical concepts.

Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office suite and the ability to work flexibly with strong organisational skills to manage workload.

Previous experience using JCT design and build form of contract is essential.

Experience working for a reputable main contractor is desirable

The ability to work under pressure, while liaising with internal and external stakeholders, be flexible, with high accuracy and a good attention to detail.

Financially & commercially astute.

A full Drivers licence is also essential.

Salary and Benefits

£37,000 - £50,000

Company Car/Allowance

Generous Bonus


Pension plus contributions

Holidays plus bank holidays

If you are interested in this position then please apply via LinkedIn alternatively you can send an up to date CV or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions or email me your cv

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