Quantity Surveyor

Our client, a maintenance & construction contractor are recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their South West operations.

  • Plymouth
  • Permanent

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will manage the financial aspects of contracts including sub-contractor procurement, invoicing and payment management, through to the final account. Projects will be varied and include; fire stopping, retrofit – PV installations and general planned maintenance works across social housing and commercial clients.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Supply chain procurement
  • Ensure tenders are prepared by measuring and calculating rates
  • Measure and prepare cost estimates for contracts and tenders
  • Ensure all work issued has labour targets to return agreed margins
  • Ensure production targets are issued and contract CVR’s are set
  • Valuations and final accounts

Suitable applicants will possess the following:

  • Previous experience in a quantity surveying role, ideally within contracting, maintenance or fire-stopping
  • Knowledge of the financial and contractual elements of projects
  • Able to manage a contract from inception to final account, understand all costing and expected budgets
  • Relevant industry qualifications
  • Full driving license
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Good MS Office knowledge


  • Competitive salary, offering circa £50,000-£55,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 31 holidays including public holidays which will increase with length of service
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Long Service Awards

For an informal discussion please call Abbie 0773 655560 or use the red button to apply online.

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