Quantity Surveyor - Leading Construction Solutions Company

Michael Page
None Specified
07 Nov 2017
05 Dec 2017
David Turner
Job Function
Planning & Development
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time

You will be working with an established Plc business helping to drive their commercial department taking on control of large projects within the highways sector.

An exciting opportunity to develop your career with a world class business.

Client Details

My client is the one of the UK's leading sustainable building materials group.

Their innovative products, solutions and services not only deliver the infrastructure required to help grow the UK economy today but also establishes a long term future sustainable built environment for the country.

An exciting opportunity has arisen working in the Contracting business. Successful candidates will learn about everything from sourcing materials, extraction process, plant production and operations through to the final leg of the journey where the product is used to build one of the hundreds of thousands of miles of roads which Britain is built on.

The Contracting team is the leading provider of road construction and maintenance in the UK with numerous offices throughout the country providing an outlet for approximately three million tonnes of asphalt a year. Their business offers a range of services, from highway maintenance and airfield surfacing through to pavements, road planing, street lighting, traffic management and winter maintenance.


Quantity Surveyor - Leading Construction Solutions Company

As Quantity Surveyor your work will involve:

● Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations

● To support the preparation of monthly valuations and financial accounts in preparation for

invoicing customers

● Record, monitor and review the financial performance of contracts

● Secure payments from customers within the specified contract terms and manage payment of

sub contractors

● Pricing and agreement of highway maintenance schemes Target Costs.

● Administration of highway maintenance schemes in conjunction with operational teams

including Early Warning notification and the pricing and agreement of Compensation Events.


Quantity Surveyor - Leading Construction Solutions Company

It is preferred that applicants are educated to at least HND level although other equivalent qualifications

may be accepted. Prior experience of working on highway maintenance, highway construction or

general civil engineering is preferred. Experience of using the NEC3 or NEC2 forms of contract would

be advantageous.

Applicants will also need the following skills to be successful in the role:

● a passion for safety

● drive and ambition to succeed

● good interpersonal skills

● good problem solving skills

● good oral and written communication skills

● process driven

● good negotiation skills

● commercial awareness

● creativity and imagination

● organisational ability

● Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.

● Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke

software packages.

Job Offer

Quantity Surveyor - Leading Construction Solutions Company

Building and Construction


Competitive salary and package offered with this role including holiday allowance and pension

Excellent career development available to the right candidates