Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

Location: Exeter, Devon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £60000 - £65000
Sector: Housing, Construction, Quantity Surveying, New Build, Residential, groundworks, Infrastructure,
Contact: Kalina Quelch
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 01752 421888
Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 12/01/24
Job Ref: 12460GWQS


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Groundworks Quantity Surveyor



Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Groundworks Quantity Surveyor to be based in Exeter, on behalf of our client a reputable housebuilder, known for their quality in creating beautiful homes across the UK.

Working with management teams to prepare for future developments, procuring the Groundwork and Infrastructure packages for various housing projects across the South West.


  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Preparing/collating tender information, reviewing bids and comparing prices
  • Detailing build costs, including infrastructure costs and new start-up appraisal
  • Monitor infrastructure project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and drawing take-offs.
  • Liaison with design and technical over-specification for sustainable build methods
  • Assist Adoptions with inspections, ensure groundworks obligations are carried out
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out regular valuations, payments and final accounts.


  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the capability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously while working to tight deadlines.
  • Full UK valid Driving Licence
  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field

On Offer

  • A competitive salary circa £65,000 & Package,
  • Health Care Cover
  • Company Car / Allowance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme

If you are a dedicated and results-driven Quantity Surveyor looking to join a dynamic team, please submit your application with a detailed CV and cover letter. 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers, and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.


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