Senior Quantity Surveyor, Jobs, South East, Reading, 220

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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Reading

£50,000 - £60,000 + car - WHITE collar
Ref: 220 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Nov 2018
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Clifton Shard are working exclusively with successful Groundworks company in Reading who work on commercial groundworks projects ranging in size from £50k to £10 million.  The majority of their work is down to repeat business with a number of major construction companies including Balfour Beatty, Wates Construction, Keepmoat and ISG.  They undertake a wide variety projects within civil engineering, ground work and small demolition projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial aspects of the projects
  • Prepare and submit variations to clients
  • Manage Sub-Contractors
  • Visit projects on a weekly basis
  • Submitting valuations and subsequent client meetings in order to maximize value
  • Ensure that the projects are run as per the sub-contract
  • Liaise with the internal project team to ensure that the projects are managed effectively
  • Adhere to strict deadlines
  • Successfully manage a number of different projects in a variety of sectors

Person Specification :

We are interested in speaking with experienced Quantity Surveyors that have 5+ years of commercial groundworks or civils experience.

Essential Skills:

  • Full UK Driving license
  • Strong computer and IT package skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving ability
  • Able to manage multiple projects at one time

Preferred Skills                                                                             

  • Experience of Eque2 Evaluate and Construct
  • Experience of ground modelling software
  • Use of Microsoft Project
  • Experience of Concrete Frames
  • Experience of dispute resolution


This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys a busy role working under pressure and contributing to the success of the business. My client is a growing company so there is real opportunity to make a difference and become a valued employee.

If you are interested, please apply online today and we will be in touch within 2 working days to discuss your application. If you would like to discuss the opportunity before applying, please contact Ben Wood who will be happy to answer any questions you have.