Quantity Surveyor
£35k - £50k + Benefits

Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 449| Posted: 17th Apr 2024

Quantity Surveyor – Civils / Infrastructure / Highways / Marine – Great Yarmouth


(LOCATION INFO: Also open to consider candidates doing a split of site visits and remote work for candidates not local to the area).

Company & Project:

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

Located in Great Yarmouth, be part of a new project to construct a quayside facility for use by the offshore energy industry. It includes design and construct of a floating berth (pontoons, restraint piles, fixed bridges and articulating linkspans).   

Involving significant civils works including sheet piling, tubular piling, river works, land-based works, earthworks and associated supporting infrastructure bringing together technical, logistical and ecological challenges. 



Looking for a Quantity Surveyor 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.

You will assist the commercial team within the company Infrastructure Division to deliver highways projects on a number of Frameworks with National Highways and Local Authorities with the initial project you will be working on located in Great Yarmouth.


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:

*Previous work in a QS, Quantity Surveyor, Project Surveyor, QS, Commercial Manager or similar. role.
*Relevant construction or civil engineering qualification 

*Previous main contractor employment 

-Previous civils / highways or infrastructure project experience.



The successful Quantity Surveyor will receive:

  • £35k - £50k Basic (Dependent on experience)  
  • Car / Car allowance 
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • 3 additional long service days achieved after 3, 7 and 10 years
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and parental leave
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme – including financial advice and guidance.
  • Professional membership fees
  • Perks at Work Employee discount scheme offering discounts on a range of categories such as electronics, home appliances, food & groceries, car buying, travel, fitness and more.

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