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Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Salary (negotiable on experience)

Quantity Surveyor – London – Utilities

Salary (Negotiable on experience)

Immediate Start

Permanent Position


My client is looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on projects based around London and surrounding areas of South East London. The successful candidate would ideally come from a previous surveying background and have experience in dealing with Utilities.




·         Carrying out feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs

·         Negotiating and drawing up bids for tenders and contracts

·         Monitoring each stage of construction to make sure that costs are in line with forecasts

·         Providing financial progress reports to clients

·         Advising clients on legal and contractual matters

·         Acting on clients’ behalf to resolve disputes

·         Assessing the financial costs of new environmental guidelines, such as using sustainable timber

·         Extensive use of computer software to keep records, prepare work schedules and write reports

·         Complete monthly KPI reports

·         Produce supplier purchasing reports

·         Support the authorisation and submission of project variations

·         Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers


Skills/ Qualifications:


·         A degree qualification in Quantity Surveying

·         Chartership status (RICS) or similar is desired

·         Extensive experience in Quantity Surveying

·         Experience working within the utility, multi-utility and / or power industry is desired

·         A good mix of experience with pre and post contract work

·         NEC contract experience


020 7609 7769


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