Quantity Surveyor – Highways

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Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • Contract
  • Lincolnshire

    Highfield have an exciting opportunity for Quantity Surveyors to work on a Highways project for a main contractor who looks after Highway’s maintenance, carriages and footpaths for local authorities in Lincolnshire.

    INSIDE IR35 paying up to £386.46 per day (circa £48p/h) UMB.
    40 hours per week

    Please see below for the full job details and contact me on 07488 882496 or if you are interested:

    Job Purpose:

    A Quantity Surveyor has a number of years’ experience in managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects. They will be supporting other more senior members of the commercial team in delivering the varied commercial duties as well as being responsible for procuring and managing our supply chain. They actively seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality for our Customers. Typically a QS will be chartered or in the final stages of achieving professional membership of the RICS, ICES or CIOB and will be a peer role model for those less experienced members of the commercial team


    Internal: Commercial and wider Project Team

    External: Subcontractors, Customers, & Stakeholders



    • Has a good knowledge of and adheres to the Company’s GMCEs, BMS and other governance

    Analytical Thinking & Decision Making

    • Orders information and systematically checks data

    Cost Engineering

    • Measure, record & value work unsupervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures


    • Measure & interpret specifications & drawings
    • Build up estimates from first principle including net and gross estimates
    • Translate measurement from drawings and Specifications and prepare Bills of Quantities and Schedules of rates


    • Review weekly, monthly, section programmes of works
    • Plan commercial activities to meet requirements of section programmes
    • Have an understanding of delay and disruption programmes

    Project Management

    • Use the company’s ERP System
    • Collation of Cost and Value Information
    • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements


    • Collect information required to specify procurement requirements
    • Record and document information including registration of interest
    • Understand the steps / documentation required

    Commercial Management

    • Undertakes customer and stakeholder management for their area of responsibility
    • Collation of cost and value information
    • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors

    The following qualifications are required:

    • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent

    The following qualities/experience are desirable:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Achievement Focus (Achieving Results)
    • Previous Commercial Work experience
    • Industry knowledge

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