Quantity Surveyor
South Yorkshire
£35k - £50k + Benefits

Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 433| Posted: 10th May 2024

Quantity Surveyor – Highways Projects  – Yorkshire

Opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 civil engineering main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book.

Working on Highways projects.


Employer office in North Derbyshire, role will be mix of office, site visits and Remote working. Projects in Yorkshire and North East.



  • To ensure the successful financial completion of multiple construction projects from pre-contract stage through to completion, as a key member of a successful project management team.
  • To assist the commercial team within the company Infrastructure Division to deliver highways projects on a number of Frameworks with National Highways and Local Authorities.
  • Projects will primarily be base in the National Highways Area 12 (Yorkshire and Humberside) and Area 14 (Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham and North Yorks).


  • Commercial management of a number of projects within a Framework from inception to completion, including the following activities:

  • Producing tender documents and quotations for new projects
  • Negotiating target cost and fixed price quotations with clients
  • Subcontract procurement from initial enquiry to negotiation and placement of order, and subsequent management of subcontract packages
  • Commercial management of subcontractor accounts from commencement to negotiation and agreement of final accounts
  • Preparation of monthly applications for payment to the client and ensuring timely certification and payment
  • Preparation of monthly cost value reconciliation (CVR) reports
  • Preparation of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts in conjunction with project teams
  • Undertaking contractual notifications, early warnings, pricing compensation events / variations and the like
  • Preparation of final accounts
  • Risk management
  • Development of supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors


To be considered for this QS role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualification at HND level as a minimum (or equivalent qualification)
  • Comprehensive experience in a similar position
  • Relevant experience on projects with major clients e.g. Highways England, Water Companies, Local Authorities
  • Sound commercial/contractual knowledge
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Desirable:
  • BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying (or part completed)
  • Experience of COINS
  • Experience of CEMAR
  • Possess experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment
  • Experience using NEC Contracts
  • Experience in the highways sector


The successful Quantity Surveyor will receive:

-£35,000 - £50,000 Basic 
-Car Allowance 

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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