Quantity Surveyor Groundworks / Civil Engineering

Blaymires Recruitment Ltd
Winchester, South East, SO23 9AH
Dec 31, 2021
Jan 25, 2022
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Quantity Surveyor Groundworks /Civil Engineering


Salary £45,000 to £65,000 + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

Blaymires Recruitment is representing a respected Civil Engineering Contractor based near Winchester who is searching for a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing business.

The company works closely with local authority, main contractors and private clients on a variety of projects that include, Drainage, Infrastructure, Groundworks, Waste Management and Foundations across the South with project values ranging up to £6M.

The company has a full order book going into 2022 and are looking for either a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor with Groundworks or Civil Engineering experience to join their growing business.

Key responsibilities:
  • Measurement, pricing and evaluation of tenders.
  • Manage the process from contract award through to final account agreement.
  • Cost management / CVR reporting and forecasting.
  • Reporting progress to senior management.
  • Management and administration of sub-contractor accounts.
  • Producing and submitting applications for payment.
  • Experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors.
  • Provide early cost advice to clients on variations, ensuring only authorised variations are undertaken.
  • Understand construction issues, drawings and works.
  • Ensure projects have all current drawings / up to date information to work from.
  • Identify commercial risks and provide appropriate solution / response.
  • Understand procurement and its impact on job cost / performance.
  • Value completed work, ensuring timely payment / retention payments.

  • Relevant Qualification (e.g.HNC / HND / Degree / Diploma) or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor (5yrs +).
  • A background of working with sub-contractors in groundworks.
  • Proficient computer skills particularly in Excel.
  • General knowledge of contracts / contractual terms.
  • General reasoning ability and ability to take on new concepts quickly and efficiently.
  • Possess good skill with numbers and strong mathematical ability.
  • Ability to gather and analyse information skilfully.
  • Good negotiation skills.

On Offer
  • Salary £45,000 to £65,000 (Depending on experience).
  • Car Allowance.
  • 25 Days Holiday.
  • Pension.
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • Career reviews.
  • Friendly and supportive contractor.

To find out more contact Stephen Blaymires at Blaymires Recruitment on 07498 987 851 or 02380 972394