Quantity Surveyor (Civils)

Starting Salary:

Depending on skills and experience

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Our Civil Engineering and Groundworks division in our largest and longest running department . We are looking for an experienced Civils Quantity Surveyor to assist with the increasing work. You will work closely with the teams on site and in the office to ensure a cost effective and high quality project is completed for our numerous clients across Essex and the South East.

Main responsibilities:

  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjusting budget projections accordingly
  • Assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control;
  • Advise on a procurement strategy working with the buying team to select and source materials
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • Allocate work to subcontractors
  • Provide advice on contractual claims
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Value completed work and arrange payments
  • Measure the value of work done on site.
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations


About you:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor working on large civils projects
  • Have a passion for the construction industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent numerous and financial management skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Driver’s License essential

To Apply

  • Use the CONTACT US button and fill in your details
  • Email recruitment@ejtaylor.co.uk
  • Call 01621 827298

We look forward to hearing from you

EJT Recruitment Team

E.J.Taylor & Sons Ltd is an equal opportunities employer