Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum package


Fawkes and Reece are now assisting in the search for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Main Contractor team on site in Exeter.

The project is a £9mil development consisting of retail units, residential apartments and a nursery. It's due to go live in the early part of next year.

You'll be based out of the Dorchester office, but dependent on your location and convenience of the commute, you may only be required to travel into office 1/2 days a week and their is the possibility of some remote working.

You'll be reporting into commercial management and have an Assistant Quantity Surveyor reporting into you.

Your duties as Quantity Surveyor will include but not be limited to:


Attending pre-commencement / pre-contract meetings
Attend meetings regarding all financial control procedures associated with the design development to ensure the recording of perceived risks and opportunities in the bid as required.

Post Contract:

Financial reporting and control
Continually monitor and review, in detail costs and values of the works at hand.
Commercial forecasting
Ensure that the financial reports are produced and submitted in line with the company's reporting timetable.
Attend regular review and commercial control meetings.
Liaise closely with the Design and Project Management leads to ensure cross control
Management of Risk
Management of contract variations
Contract Review and production Meetings
Main Contract and External Valuations and Final Accounts
Management of Consultants and Subcontractors
Feedback to the Commercial manager of any price elements or unit prices which are considered to be seriously at variance with cost, giving details of shortfall.
Provide constructive comments on improving efficiency.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have:

A degree or relevant qualification
Main Contractor experience
Experience with an assistant quantity surveyor working beneath you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Main Contractor team which can provide you job security for the future and essential experience.

If you feel this could be a positive next step in your career, please apply through the link below or give the office a call for a confidential chat

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.