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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 386011ASM

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Build £40,000 - £53,00 (depending on experience) + package, based in Merseyside

My client are a well-known regional building contractor who work within the following sectors.

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Education
  • Retail

A very established contractor with a reputation for delivering outstanding construction and refurbishment projects. Typical project values £5 - £18 million.

Project locations (North West)

Office based roles (Merseyside) with site visits (all local projects)


Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities

Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work

Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies

Performing risk, value management and cost control

Advising on procurement strategy

Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks

Preparing and analysing costings for tenders

Allocating work to subcontractors

Providing advice on contractual claims

Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports

Valuing completed work and arranging payments

Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use

Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations


You will have worked for a main contractor as an quantity surveyor on building projects in relevant sectors

You will have experience running projects between £5 - £17 million in value.

You will be competent in the preparation of an Application for Payment including measured works and variations.

You will have experience working with clients and subcontractors.

You will have experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT and NEC or similar, either supervised or on your own initiative.

You will possess the ability to measure from drawings to produce Contractors Quantities and to refer to available price data and information to prepare estimates for projects of a small value.

You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation

All applicants must have a main contracting background and all applicants must have worked on meduim sized building projects.


£40,000 - £53,000 (depending on experience)

Car allowance

Pension plus contributions


The candidate

  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
  • The ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
  • Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site
  • Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.
  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or construction related subject
  • Post qualification construction experience with a main contractor (minimum 3 years)
  • Strong track record on commercial build projects
  • Medium project experience
  • Experience of package negotiation
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and logical skills
  • Able to work accurately with figures
  • Full UK driving licence - ESSENTIAL

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv to

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