Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Keswick, Cumbria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11366_1511540251
Contact Name: Samantha Lancashire
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 24, 2017 16:17

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

6 Month Contract

Keswick, Cumbria

£300 Per Day, Limited Company Rate

ASAP Start

Our Client is a Civil Engineering leader with experience of delivering large-scale projects that cover a wide range of sectors on time and within budget.

Our Client is looking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor who will report to the Project/Contracts Manager and Regional Commercial Manager. The contract is being advertised for 6 months and has the potential to be extended longer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out the estimating, cost control and tracking of the installation works on site
  • Preparation of variations, claims and generating reports
  • Tracking and managing contracts and associated budgets
  • Preparing and agreeing final accounts

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Experience of working with a Civil Contractor
  • Knowledge and understanding of general procurement duties
  • Experience on NEC Contracts
  • Previous water pipeline experience would be advantageous for this role
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience of cost reporting
  • Proven ability to negotiate with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Proficiency in MS Project or Primavera would be an advantage but not essential

If you are interested in finding out more you can call Samantha on 02393 910026 or email

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 and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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