Quantity Surveyor

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as an Quantity Surveyor based in Bridgwater.

You will be working for a company that prides itself on the quality of its work.

  • 8:30-17:00 Monday-Friday
  • Salary negotiable D.O.E
  • Immediate start available

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare commercial tender response documents on behalf of the company and in line with the commercial timetable.
  • Apply risk management, value engineering and cost control mechanisms.
  • Professionally manage the main contract between the client and the company (as Principal Contractor) from first valuation through to final account
  • Pricing and agreeing variations with the Contract Administrator.
  • Prepare and agree final account with the Contract Administrator.
  • Prepare ITT’s and PQQ’s for works package to subcontractors.
  • Undertake costs analysis comparisons of subcontractors’ tenders.
  • Prepare and execute subcontracts with successful works package subcontractors.
  • Professionally manage subcontracts from first valuation through to final account.
  • Measure and value subcontract works carried out on site.
  • Assess exactitude of subcontract applications for payment and produce payment certification onto the relevant department.
  • Review pricing and agreeing variations with the subcontractor.
  • Prepare and agree final accounts with each subcontractor.
  • Price forecast the cost of the different labour, plant and materials required for the project.
  • Ensure a proactive approach to dispute avoidance.
  • Compliance with Commercial and Company procedures through the Business Management System.
  • Prepare monthly cost reports for each project and present to senior management.
  • Monitoring and managing risks from project inception to completion.
  • Ensure company health and safety standards and procedures are followed throughout the team.
  • Produce cashflow forecasts for each project based on programme of works produced by the Operations Manager.


  • A practical and logical mind and methodical way of thinking.
  • Working toward a relevant degree qualification in Quantity Surveying.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to take initiative in resolving problems.
  • Strong organizational, numeracy and financial management skills.
  • Ability to write clear, precise reports and explain information to key stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding and ability to use relevant IT packages.
  • Confident negotiation skills.
  • Practical understanding of the NEC 3, NEC 4 and JCT 2016 contract suites (including relevant building contracts, warranties, and bonds).

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