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Quantity Surveyor - Loughborough

Ref: 212 Date Posted: Monday 04 Jan 2021
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Our client is currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor in the Leicestershire area for an immediate start. 

Ideal Quantity surveyor candidate will have:

- Strong understanding of steel construction contract law.

- Quantity Surveyor related qualifications. 


Job function:

Assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to the clients contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.


Job Description for Quantity Surveyor:

  • Carry out contract reviews
  • Conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts.
  • Conduct measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss)
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Check job costings against quoted figures. 
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature)
  • File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders.
  • Chase agreement on prices.
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires.
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial.
  • Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments
  • Liaison with other departments within the Company
  • Liase with other subcontractors employed by the Company
  • Liase and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team
  • Understanding the implications of the Health & Safety Regulations
  • Attending meetings, both internally and externally, as required 



  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveyor qualification.


If you feel this Quantity Surveyor role is suited for yourself please call into the office 01530440303 or apply through the link.