Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor


CBS Recruitment

CBS Recruitment - UKs leading Construction & Building Services Specialist

Civils & Groundworks Quantity Surveyor

CBS (Construction & Building Services) have been commissioned by a leading Civils & Groundworks Contractor to source and place and experienced Quantity Surveyor to work within their busy commercial department based in the North Cambridge region.

As Civils & Groundworks Quantity Surveyor you will be required to:

  • Managing the control of costs
  • Maximising value
  • Minimising future liabilities
  • Maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts.
  • Manage the commercial resources of the assigned projects to maximise gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement company policies
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations.
  • To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
  • Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.

To apply to the role of Civils & Groundworks Estimator you will have and be:

  • A minimum of 3 years previous Quantity Surveying experience
  • Strong experience working with a Civils & Groundworks Contractor
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Strong IT skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
  • The ability to analyse and assess risk.
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills
  • Good organisation skills, analytical reasoning and attention to detail
  • Professional, Self-motivated and with the ability to work alone or in a team
  • Organised, and possess problem solving skills
  • Well-spoken, personable, Confident and resourceful

Package for the Civils & Groundworks Estimator will be dependent upon experience but typically:

  • Salary ranging between £40,000 and £65,000 per annum
  • Pension
  • Other benefits

To apply to this position please call Danny on 01223 782043 or email your updated CV to daniel.ryan@cbsrecruitment.co.uk