Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LHQS203_1551949763
Contact Name: Lee Howard
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2019 09:09

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor, West Sussex - £60,000 - £70,000

My client, a well-established and reputable construction business that mainly focuses on residential developments is currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team in their West Sussex office. Reporting to the Commercial Director, the ideal candidate will have the ability to manage a number of developments at any one time and will involve management of all costs relating to the initial calculations through to final figures.

You will be involved in a project from the start, preparing estimates and costs of the work. When the project is in progress, you'll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability as well as asses viability of future sites and their potential to be improved upon

Other key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of residential development and the processes adopted by housebuilders.
  • Must be able to carry out material take-offs and schedule components for tendering and for checking quotations received.
  • Must be able to carry out on site measurement in order to check subcontractor applications for payment. The measurement of quantities from drawings is a prerequisite requirement.
  • An understanding of Design & Build is a necessity.

The Quantity Surveyor appointed is expected to carry out commercial activities including but not limited to:

  • The tendering of subcontract packages including analysis of received quotations and production of subcontract orders for Commercial Manager's approval.
  • The tendering of material packages including analysis of received quotations and production of purchase orders for Commercial Manager's approval.
  • The checking of and subsequent processing of subcontractor applications for payment and supplier invoices.
  • The analysis and determination of subcontract variations and supplier extras and the reporting of such to the Commercial Manager

If interested in this position, please contact Lee Howard on 01252 330 090 or email me at

Quantity Surveyor, West Sussex - £60,000 - £70,000

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