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Quantity Surveyor

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering

Quantity Surveyor – Demolition / Enabling works

£45,000 – £55,000 + Benefits

Reading – Projects throughout Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey


About the company:

Our privately-owned client is an award winning specialist contractor who undertakes technical projects throughout Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. Having been established for over 25 years and with a group annual turnover in excess of £45M, this client has grown year on year into a multi-disciplined provider of demolition, earthworks, remediation, and waste management and  they pride themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver projects within budget and to program, whilst always maintaining high standards and quality.

About the opportunity:

Due to successful company expansion, my client is recruiting permanently for a Quantity Surveyor to join their demolition arm of the business. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be based from their head office but will be required to travel to a number of sites which are generally throughout Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Surrey.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Producing applications for payment including valuation of variations and loss and/or expense.
  • Agreement of interim payment amounts with clients, monitoring when payment notices are due/received/outstanding.
  • Preparing project budgets in conjunction with the Contracts Managers and Operations Director.
  • Monitoring budgets against costs and projections on a monthly basis.
  • Sending subcontractor enquiries, analysing quotation, placement of orders, interim payments and agreement of subcontractor final accounts.
  • Advising contracts managers regarding all commercial matters (variations, delays etc) and ensuring that they are identified and recorded.
  • Assist contracts managers in the preparation of contractual notices including EWNs/ NCE’s and EOT requests.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £45,000 to £55,000 per annum however there may be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful contractor.

About the requirements:

I order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar and have proven success of working on JCT forms of contract. Additionally, you must hold a minimum of 3 years experience and ideally this should have been gained whilst working within the demolition, earthworks and / or enabling works sector. Lastly, due to the geographical location of their projects, you must hold a full UK driving license.

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.