Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

West Sussex & East Sussex

Salary: £55,000 – £70,000 + Package


About the Company: 

Our client, who is based in the South of England, is a vastly successful and expanding Groundworks, Frameworks and civil engineering subcontractor who carry out traditional, D&B, and engineering contracts throughout the South of England. They pride themselves on their efficient approach, large scale projects and strong relationships with their clients. Companies such as Shanly Homes and MACE have worked with my client and are frequent users of their services.


About the position:

I am currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor with previous and proven success of working for Groundwork’s and Frames contractor, whom possess a minimum of 5 years’ post graduate.


Your duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor
  • Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required
  • Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines
  • Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts
  • Monitoring and explaining cost movements.
  • Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.
  • Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.
  • Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Director.
  • Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.
  • Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.


About the requirements:


  • A structured permanent career with at least 4 years’ experience.
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management or similar.
  • It is essential you have previous experience of working for a Frameworks and Groundworks contractor in the UK.


About the Salary:

For this permanent position, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere from £55,000 to £65,000 per annum, however there may be flexibility on this and specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to lydia@cityscapeltd. com or call 01923 750 095 for a confidential discussion.

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