Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + package + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LHQS191_1543253813
Contact Name: Lee Howard
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 26, 2018 17:36

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor, Surrey - £65,000 - £70,000


My client, a well-established construction business that mainly focuses on residential developments is currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team based inbetween Milton Keynes and St Albans. 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 the Coins System 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 Directors' approval.
  • The tendering of material packages including analysis of received quotations and production of purchase orders for Commercial Directors' 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 Director.



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


Senior Quantity Surveyor, Surrey - £65,000 - £70,000