Quantity Surveyor
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£45k - £60k

Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 725| Posted: 10th May 2024

Quantity Surveyor - Water Sector (Treatment Plants / Pumping Stations) – Thames Valley – Reading / Remote Working mix

(Candidates also considered with experience in Highways or other Heavy civil engineering sectors).

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.

Their Infrastructure teams boast an extensive portfolio including high profile, challenging projects, providing multidisciplinary solutions to water, wastewater, highways, transport, environment, waste, and energy clients.



As Quantity Surveyor your duties will include:

  • Co-ordinating with, reporting to and implementing the reasonable directives of the Regional Director/Manager and the Commercial Manager (functional reporting) whilst being supported by a Managing Quantity Surveyor.
  • Ensuring the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.
  • Liaising with Project Managers on the day-to-day basis for commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the MQS / Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.
  • Preparing accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approving such drafts as prepared by Commercial Team within the Region.
  • Ensuring consultation with contracts management that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner.
  • Ensuring that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved.
  • Assisting Project Manager in the administration of sub-contractor performance to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract.
  • Ensuring prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with specified payment terms).
  • Involvement in dispute avoidance/resolution.
  • Responsible for managing meetings.



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

-Previous employment as a QS / Quantity Surveyor

-Previous main contractor employment

-Previous project experience in Water or Highways or other heavy civils sectors.

-Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS (desirable)


The successful Quantity Surveyor will receive:

-£45,000 - £60,000 Basic 
-Car Allowance 

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

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