Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3737KJD
Contact Name: Kim Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2016 15:36

Job Description


£30k - £45k


ASTUTE Technical are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor on behalf of their client, a leading utilities provider. Based out of their offices in Essex you will be joining their Commercial team, and will be responsible for controlling costs, maximising value and minimising liabilities, you will also be required to assist with the mentoring and development of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

Ideally you will have water experience however this is not essential. If you are from a Construction/Civils/Rail background and have a working knowledge of NEC3 form of contract this may be the role for you.

Main responsibilities include;

  • Preparation of timely and accurate financial information
  • Final accounts and integrated cost forecasts
  • The monitoring of insurance claims
  • The recording of production, profitability and payments; cash forecasts
  • The analysis of costs and resolution of disputes; pricing additional and variations in works
  • Providing further commercial inputs

The ideal candidate;

  • Degree qualified (or HND/HNC with substantial work experience) in QS or civil/mechanical/electrical engineering,
  • Considerable QS experience within Utilities (Desirable)
  • A valid driving licence (Essential)
  • Working knowledge of NEC3 form of contract (Essential)
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively to tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise work and adapt to changing circumstances

To apply for this role please contact Kim on 02392 221 600 or send your CV to

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.

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