Residential Groundworks Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Residential Groundworks Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Quantity Surveying
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-08
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Contact Name: Greg Cordell
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Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor required for major residential groundworks schemes, for a leading groundworks contractor, based in Birmingham.
This groundwork contracting giant has over 30 years’ experience, with a reputation for providing the best civil engineering solutions to a variety of clients across the Midlands, including: Bellway Homes, Keepmoat Homes, St Modwen Homes, Kier Living, Miller Homes, Countryside and Redrow Homes.

They undertake contracts ranging from £500k to £30m and carry out all aspects of site clearance, bulk excavation, earthworks, enabling works, foundations, deep drainage, service installation, road construction, road surfacing and paving works.


You will support the Commercial Director in the successful commercial and financial management of 3-5 projects from point of award through to final account.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships.

Your role will include, but will not be limited to, the following responsibilities

• Measurement and valuation of groundworks
• Preparation of monthly applications for payments for allocated projects
• Identification and pricing of variations to clients
• Negotiation and agreement of variations
• Preparation of subcontract tender enquiry documents
• Review of submitted tenders
• Payment of subcontract accounts


To be considered for this position, candidates will ideally have a degree / HNC or equivalent in a Quantity Surveying.
It is essential that individuals have a strong background in groundwork schemes on residential projects and this experience must have been gained whilst working for a subcontractor.
As this is a permanent position, they are looking for an individual who can demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career.

Salary guideline would be £65,000-£70,000 per annum negotiable depending on knowledge and experience.

If interested call Greg, at Kenton Black 07957 636672