Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor



£40,000 – £50,000 per annum (depending upon experience)

An exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor with Residential experience to join a construction company based out of their offices in Oldbury.

If you are a Quantity Surveyor from a residential background looking for your next challenge… then please look below:

The duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies to ensure their proposals will work
  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, such as materials, quantities, labour and time
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Negotiate contracts and work schedules
  • Allocate work to subcontractors and oversee their work at all stages of the construction
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control during construction
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on contractual claims and disputes
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Value completed work, oversee bills and arrange payments
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Possess proven Quantity Surveyor experience within the residential housebuilding sector, with a minimum of three years’ experience
  • Possess adegree in quantity surveying or commercial management accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – or have undertaken a RICS accredited post graduate conversation course.
  • Have an understanding of current market conditions and rates
  • Be numerate with good attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to aid preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations
  • Be methodical and organised
  • Strong IT Skills, knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment
  • Able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player
  • Looking to progress your career

What’s on Offer?

  • Salary £40,000 – £50,000 depending upon experience
  • Holidays 28 days holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Company Pension 5% employees 3% employers
  • Hours of Work – Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (1 hour Lunch)

Job Information

Job Reference: SN-JOB-3062_1662997850
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Building and Construction
Job Locations: Oldbury, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Quantity Surveyor, RICS

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