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Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £40k - 47k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 2611
  • Expiry Date: 14 January 2024
  • Job Ref: 405022ASM

The Company
A North West based civil engineering and highways contractor with over 70 years’ experience in the industry. The company has experienced a period of sustained growth built upon its long-term framework contracts and negotiated projects. This is mainly as a result of its reputation for quality cost effective solutions, delivered in a friendly collaborative manner.
The family business has a strong ethos of personal and professional development, coupled with a commitment to the communities it works with. The positive approach has been recognised in recent industry awards.
Job Title:
Civils Quantity Surveyor
Permanent (subject to completion of a 3-month probationary period)
West Lancashire
Working Hours:
42.5 hours per week
Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 17:00 (30 min unpaid lunch break)
35 days including bank holidays (Pro rata for 2022)
7 days are to be taken at the Christmas Shutdown
Remuneration Package:
£40,000 - £47,000 (depending on experience)
Car Allowance
Annual Profit Related Bonus
Workplace Pension
Accident and Life Cover (after successful probationary period)
Candidate Skills
§ QS Degree or equivalent
§ Civil Engineering (Highways/ Structures) experience
§ Extensive experience with both private and public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of NEC (mainly) and JCT forms of contract.
§ Commercially aware you’ll work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.
§ A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs.
§ Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with Clients)
§ You will have the necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high quality professional service.
§ IT Skills, such as Office, Outlook, measure software
§ Good organisational skills
§ Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member
§ An ability to make your own informed decisions and work unsupervised
Roles and Responsibilities
Your objective is to ensure the financial interests of the company are always protected yet maintaining a positive working relationship with all parties.
Site measurements and preparations of weekly cost and production reports.
Liaise with the site teams to assess and prepare quotations and estimates.
Management of subcontractors including enquiries, order placement, payment assessments
The production of valuations and submission to clients
Interpret drawings and instructions and agree estimates with site teams and clients
Liaise with subcontractors to agree rates and services
Agree final accounts with all parties in a prompt manner
Undertake stock control monitoring and provide reports to the Financial Director
Liaise with the finance and admin team in the preparation and settlement of accounts
Assist the financial director and his team in preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting
Any other reasonable requests from company management
Your objective is to work within the Commercial Team to efficiently manage the financial control on several different sites, in an efficient manner.
Co-ordination with site teams and business centre managers
Ensure clear, accurate and up to date records are always maintained
Always represent the company to clients and outside organisations in a professional manner
Please call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 if you want to apply please email me