Quantity Surveyor

Posted 18 May 2023
Salary Market related
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameSam Carr

Job description


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Quantity Surveyor to join our team and take charge of managing highway and civil schemes in beautiful Worcestershire. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented professional to showcase their expertise and contribute to the successful delivery of diverse projects across multiple schemes.


·Accurately estimate costs, prepare budgets, and effectively manage finances throughout the project lifecycle.
·Ensure efficient cost control, monitor expenditure, and provide regular reports on financial status.
·Collaborate closely with engineers, planners, and contractors to ensure smooth project execution.
·Review and negotiate contracts, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
·Provide expert advice on cost management strategies, value engineering, and procurement.
·Conduct thorough risk assessments and implement appropriate mitigation measures.
·Maintain comprehensive documentation and records related to cost management activities.
·Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the highway and civil engineering sector.
·Strong knowledge of cost estimation, budgeting, and financial management principles.
·Familiarity with construction contracts, regulations, and industry standards.
·Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
·Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field (preferred).
·Opportunity to work on a variety of challenging highway and civil schemes.
·Collaborative and supportive work environment.
·Potential for a permanent position based on performance during the freelance period.
·Competitive salary and rates based on skills and experience.
How to Apply: If you possess the required skills and experience and are eager to make a significant impact, please submit your updated CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the position to sam.carr@carringtonwest.com with the subject line "QS-Highway-Worcestershire.".
·Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.
·All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Sam at Carrington West on 02394314911 for more information.