Quantity Surveyor



My client are Civil Engineering Experts, they have expanded into a multi - channel business and plant hire services. They are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor who has been heavily involved in Civils, you will be responsible for the effective cost control on a variety of projects including private, commercial and framework Contracts.


  • Conducting the effective cost control of civil engineering capital and maintenance projects.
  • Negotiating contractual submissions,minor issues and claims with contracting professionals, including commercial managers.
  • Responsibility for agreeing and recommending approval of contractual payments.
  • Forecast and report on contract final outturn costs to clients
  • Adhere to the council's standing orders, financial regulations, code of practice and the department's financial management systems and procedures.
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice to users of the councils highway framework. 

Essential Criteria:

  • You will need a degree level in a civils related discipline. 
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor status (MRICS)
  • Previous negotiation with contractors and suppliers
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Understanding and experience of standing orders, financial regulations and code of practice related to Construction and maintenance projects in a local environment.
  • Understanding how to liaise with the council and their procedures.
  • Ability to produce work cost estimates in sufficient detail and accuracy at the preliminary and detailed stages of project development.
  • Candidates must have full UK driving license
  • An understanding of the NEC and JCT forms of contract.
  • C3
  • C3 TSC


  • Professional Membership: Institution of Civil Engineers 


  • A competitive Salary
  • Training and development opportunities

Duration: Permanent

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

Please call Jemma 01626 241 333 now.

Register NOW

Find Work Quickly!

Upload Your CV

By clicking submit, you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.