Estimator

Site Engineer

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civils Site Manager

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Estimator

Crediton

Permanent – Full time

Sphere Solutions has been appointed to assist with the Recruitment of an Estimator for a construction company specialising in refurbishment works for major clients in both the public and private sectors across the South West

Working closely with the construction team, you will take responsibility for pricing tender packages, following the process from initial receipt through to award. Suitable candidates will have sound knowledge and the ability to read drawings with specific attention to detail.

Key experience and knowledge will include:

  • Reading and reviewing internal and external designs
  • Take-offs from designs
  • Liaising with subcontractors, price enquiries
  • Producing tender packs
  • Reviewing and scoring subcontractor tender returns
  • Working with the Senior Estimator reviewing and collating tender information
  • Production of tender documentation
  • Calculating, labour, equipment and material costs
  • Liaising with all the construction team on progress and viability

Key Skills:

  • Previous estimating experience for refurbishment projects in education, health, commercial, listed and public sector
  • Proficient in the use of MS365 and other Estimating Software packages
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Health care
  • Pension

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 are 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.

 

 

Site Engineer – Civil Engineering

Newton Abbot – Covering the Southwest

Permanent – Full time

Family Friendly Work-Life Balance, Competitive Salary based on experience & Qualifications & Bonus Scheme

I am working with a well-known Civil Engineering Contractor to recruit a Site Engineer who is looking for career progression.

Having previous experience with GPS and other Robotic Digital setting out equipment, you will be responsible for the setting out, engineering and technical delivery of £10k to £1m projects that will include works on highways, earthworks, RC structures, drainage, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting out and surveying various sites (highways, earthworks, RC structures, commercial buildings etc)
  • Confidently communicate with Site Managers, Engineers, Clients and Designers
  • Use of CAT & Gene for excavation preparation
  • Read and check drawings and Take Offs
  • Ensure Health and Safety, Environment and Quality are maintained to the highest of standards.

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC or NVQ equivalent – Industry-specific
  • Eye for engineering detail and setting out experience
  • Previous experience using GPS and other Robotic Digital equipment
  • SMSTS or IOSH, CSCS Card and Full UK Driving Licence
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages and experience of programme software is preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Live within 50 miles of Newton Abbot

In return:

  • Salary to reflect experience and qualifications
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company Vehicle
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Pension
  • Ongoing training and career progression

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 are 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

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Somerset / Devon

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a regional contractor covering the Somerset & Devon area. With a pipeline of work and a large new build care home about to commence, we are keen to catch up with suitably qualified Quantity Surveyors who have experience in financially managing Design and Build projects Circ. £12m.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Procurement of sub-contractor packages
  • Cost planning and reporting
  • Overseeing site measurement and preparation of valuations
  • Prepare and agree on interim valuations and final accounts
  • Report to Senior Management on the project performance

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted such as HNC/HND if backed up with extensive work experience.
  • Good negotiation skills and commercial awareness.
  • D&B / JCT form of contract knowledge

For this role, you will need to have D&B / new build construction experience and be comfortable financially managing projects over £12m.

Due to site locations, a full driving license will be required. Travel to Devon and Bristol will be required.

Good local supply chain knowledge will be advantageous.

To Apply:

Having read the above and hopefully enticed you to look into this role in more detail, please do call Jo for a confidential chat on 07771 985354. Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the South West & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Taunton, Bristol, Cardiff & Gloucester. 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.

 

 

Site Manager – Solar/Civils

North Tawton

£55k & Package

Are you an experienced Site Manager with a Solar / Civils background looking for a new opportunity,

Sphere is currently working with a Renewable Energy Client seeking an experienced Site Manager to oversee a 26-week Solar Farm project based near North Tawton.

As the Site Manager, you will organise and oversee works carried out on site ensuring it is completed on time and within budget.

This is a permanent opportunity, once the initial project is complete, sites will be based nationally and will require national travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with clients and reporting on progress to site staff
  • Supervising and hiring site staff and subcontractors
  • Monitoring build costs and project progress
  • Conducting quality and safety inspections
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings
  • Maintaining quality control checks
  • Give toolbox talks.

Key requirements:

  • Must have previous Solar and Civils experience.
  • Willing to travel to other sites on completion of the project
  • SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid

Nationwide Travel will be required after the initial site is completed.

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 are 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.

 

 

Quantity Surveyor – Planned Works

East Midlands

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a large Property Services Contractor covering the East Midlands

As the Quantity Surveyor for Planned Works, you will be responsible for, overseeing all financial aspects of Planned Works projects, progressing tenders for accurate pricing, and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accurately estimating and determining the quantities of materials, labor, and equipment required for tenders.
  • Monitor and control project costs throughout the process
  • Identify any areas to improve margins.
  • Assist in the procurement process by preparing tender documents, evaluating bids, and negotiating contracts with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Final Account Preparation, ensure that all costs are accounted for and properly documented.

Key Requirements:

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Previous Quantity Surveying experience in Planned works
  • Degree / HNC (or equivalent) in related field
  • CSCS Card
  • Willing to travel across East Midlands

On Offer

  • Salary Circa £55,000 & package
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension

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 are 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.

 

Lead Quantity Surveyor

West Midlands

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Lead Quantity Surveyor to join a large Property Services Contractor covering the West Midlands for their Fire Protection branch.

As the Lead Quantity Surveyor, you will have extensive Commercial Management experience. With knowledge of FRA works and Planned Refurbishment projects. You will be responsible for, overseeing all financial aspects of Planned Works projects, progressing tenders for accurate pricing, and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accurately estimating and determining the quantities of materials, labor, and equipment required for tenders.
  • Monitor and control project costs throughout the process
  • Identify any areas to improve margins.
  • Assist in the procurement process by preparing tender documents, evaluating bids, and negotiating contracts with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Final Account Preparation, ensure that all costs are accounted for and properly documented.

Key Requirements:

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Previous Quantity Surveying experience in construction
  • Degree / HNC (or equivalent) in a related field
  • CSCS Card
  • Willing to travel across West Midlands

On Offer

  • Salary Circa £55,000 & package
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension

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 are 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.

 

 

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Civils and Solar

Exeter – with some Nationwide travel

Up to £70,000 & package

I am currently working with a renewable energy construction company to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor with a strong Civils background on a Permanent basis.

Reporting directly to the office near Exeter with some nationwide travel, overseeing general civil engineering projects.

This position would suit a Senior Quantity Surveyor looking to take the next move into Commercial Management

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the site is running to budget with regular liaison with the procurement and commercial team.
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for civil engineering projects, including materials, labour, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and contractors to develop cost-effective project plans.
  • Monitor project budgets and financial performance, identifying cost-saving opportunities and potential risks.
  • Negotiate contracts, change orders, and variations.
  • Cost analysis and value engineering
  • Site measurements, valuations and final accounts

Key Requirements:

  • Previous Solar Farm/Renewable Energy/Civil Engineering knowledge and experience
  • Must have a strong Contract Management background with SMSTS, CSCS and FAW
  • Contractual knowledge and understanding
  • Proficient use of MS 365 and project planning software
  • Nationwide travel is required

Travel is essential for this position, with expenses paid for accommodation / food.

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 are 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.

 

 

 

 

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Bristol and South Wales

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a large Property Services Contractor, Bristol based but working across both Bristol and South Wales.

As the Lead Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the Management and training of the Surveying team, overseeing all financial aspects of maintenance and refurbishment projects, progressing tenders for accurate pricing, and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accurately estimating and determining the quantities of materials, labor, and equipment required for projects.
  • Monitor and control project costs throughout the process and identify any deviations.
  • Assist in the procurement process by preparing tender documents, evaluating bids, and negotiating contracts with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Assess the value of work completed by contractors and subcontractors and prepare payment certificates.
  • Identify and assess potential risks that may impact the project’s cost and schedule.
  • Final Account Preparation, ensure that all costs are accounted for and properly documented.
  • Manage and train a team of surveyors.

Key Requirements:

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Previous Quantity Surveying experience
  • CSCS Card
  • Willing to travel across Bristol and South Wales

On Offer

  • Salary Circa £55,000 & package
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension

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 are 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.

 

 

 

Groundworks Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

 

Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a reputable Groundworks/Civils contractor based in Exeter, with a strong client base, they specialise in delivering high-quality projects within the construction industry. As they continue to expand their operations, they are seeking a skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

 

Job Description:

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in the company, ensuring the successful financial management of projects. Your primary responsibility will be to accurately estimate and control costs throughout the project lifecycle while maintaining strong relationships with clients and suppliers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Monitor project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and take-offs.
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts, variations, and claims with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out valuations, payments and final accounts.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • 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.

On Offer

  • A competitive salary package circa £55,000 & Package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development.

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 are 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.