Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Milton Keynes
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Salary:
  • £50k+package
  • Ref:
  • JT6327

Position               Quantity Surveyor


Location               Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire


Salary                    Generous Salary & competitive package




My client are one of the largest and most successful main contractors in the U.K. They have an annual turnover approaching £1bn & employ over 1000 people nationwide. They are a cash rich upwardly mobile firm that are looking to continue the rapid grow of their business over the next few years. They operate across most sectors in construction including, commercial, retail distribution, education, healthcare and residential. They have grown considerably over the last few years and due to another project win recently they are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial department.



This Quantity Surveyor position is a site based role working on a large new build residential project with a construction value in excess of £25m. The successful candidate will be operating as the number 2 surveyor on site and will be reporting directly to the Senior QS on the project.

For this role, you will be required to perform the following duties;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Quantity Surveying knowledge base throughout Pre and Post construction phases
  • Experience of administration of construction contracts
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Commitment, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic
  • Assessing variations with subcontractor
  • Producing subcontractor instruction/variation reports
  • Preparing final account with subcontractors
  • Attending subcontractor progress meetings as required
  • Assisting Project team with financial implications of site progress decisions
  • Scheduling of directly procured materials to assist buying department
  • Measurement of elements incorporated into designs to establish value and extent of works
  • Team player capable of a flexible approach
  • Energetic & self-motivated
  • Strong IT capabilities including working experience of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of working for a main contractor
  • Experience of new build residential projects may also be an advantage


The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with client, PQS, design team and supply chain.

You will also have strong commercial skills to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management along with the ability to use / understand financial reports and final accounts

Please note

You have to be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role. If you have any other questions feel free to call me on 0207 167 4806 or alternatively please send in a CV to james@velocityrecruitment.co.uk

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