Quantity Surveyor Jobs

The role of a Quantity Surveyor involves the setting and managing of budgets throughout construction and civil engineering projects. Quantity Surveyor positions can also be referred to as a commercial manager or cost consultant. Quantity surveyors are expected to manage several tasks throughout the life cycle of a construction project from finding investors, supervising contractors and forecasting costs.

Quantity Surveyor: Main Responsibilities 

The daily duties performed by quantity surveyors may involve the following;

  • Manage various tasks throughout the construction’s life cycle.
  • Analyse costs involved in projects, either for repair or maintenance.
  • Identify commercial risks involved with projects and propose viable responses.
  • Allocate work to subcontractors, analysing the outcomes and providing detailed progress reports.
  • Advise clients on relevant procurement strategy.

Quantity Surveyor: Required Skills and Work Conditions

Surveyors in this role must possess strong financial and numerical competency, along with a logical and methodical way of thinking. Quantity surveyors must also be able to process large volumes of information, rewriting data into concise and easy to read reports.
Quantity surveyors are based mainly in the office environment, however, site visits may also be required. The starting salary for Quantity Surveyor positions is around £21,000, with senior quantity surveyors earning between £45,000-£65,000. 

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  1. Senior Quantity Surveyor

    Location: Cumbernauld

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Surveyor - Quantity

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with highly respected niche engineering service company to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor.
    The successful candidate will manage the financial and commercial aspects of projects, understanding and adhering to current legislation, Health and Safety law and Contract law. Offer strategic guidance to Clients, including ...

  2. Quantity Surveyor

    Location: Inverclyde

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Surveyor - Quantity

    My client is a not for profit affordable housing provider who is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their team.
    Key Responsibilities:

    Oversee the financial and commercial relationships with suppliers and subsidiary organisations.
    cost analysis and financial planning and provide full management reports.
    Responsible for successful costing, billing and appraisal ...

  3. Joiner

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Staffinders require 6 x Joiners for work in Largs and surrounding areas.
    Must have CSCS Cards, Previous site experience & checkable references.
    Immediate start available
    6 month contract
    Finishing work
    Roughing work
    Kit erectors 
    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment business

  4. Ground Worker

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of our client a well-established Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Scotland
    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing projects in the Glasgow area.
    All candidates must have:
    CSCS card
    IPAF, Harness.
    Duties will include General labouring and Concrete Repairs
    This vacancy is ...

  5. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of Joiners for works in the Edinburgh area.
    Due to the scope of work we are looking for joiners capable of finishings, ceiling and partitioning works on a mixture of commercial developments for our client. 
    Must have previous experience, Valid CSCS Card, Own Tools ...

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