Quantity Surveyor - Groundworks (Residential)



75000 Annual


Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Groundworks

Location: Maldon, Essex

Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per annum

Type: Permanent, Full Time

My client is in search of an experienced Quantity Surveyor to enhance there established team, focusing on housing/residential groundworks packages within the building and civil engineering sectors.

With a solid reputation spanning over six decades, my clients core business specialises within the civils & groundworks division. Owing to an upsurge in workload, they present an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join there team.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head Of Civils, you will be accountable for:

  • Issuing subcontract enquiries and orders
  • Establishing a monitoring regime on subcontractor accounts
  • Identifying and measuring changes/delays to works
  • Assisting in creating contract budgets and contract reporting
  • Submission of substantiated valuations
  • Cost and value reconciliations
  • Advising/controlling commercial aspects of site activities
  • Establishing buying targets/credit limits
  • Cash flow forecasts
  • Gathering financial information for CVR reporting, collating data from Sage and finer details from invoices
  • Assisting the estimating department with take-offs, 'first principle' rate build-ups, and reconciling on-site labor outputs
  • Demonstrating a thorough understanding of project(s) contractual and commercial requirements
  • Demonstrating confidence and expertise in dispute resolution and risk, and opportunity profiling with minimal input from the Directors
  • Forming productive relationships with our site and management teams
  • Promoting and maintaining strong client relationships to agree valuations and maintain throughout the project to agree the final account


  • Experience in Groundworks and Civils on residential housing is essential
  • Experience in managing live concurrent projects up to £30m
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work on own initiative


  • 28 Annual Holiday (Increasing +1 day per year, up to 33 days)
  • Free parking
  • Death In Service
  • Car Allowance OR Company Vehicle


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