Quantity Surveyor

Business Sectors: Transmission & Distribution
Sectors: Employment Type: contract Country: United Kingdom

We are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor (T&D) to be based in Glasgow for a long-term freelance contract.


  • Review monthly contractor measures by liaising with different team members and agree a financial figure for works completed
  • Arrange commercial meetings with contractors to agree costs and mitigate the impact of changes to the contract amount
  • Record and maintain all contractual and commercial information associated with the project(s) within project files and commercial databases or other systems applicable
  • Monitor and implement all contractual obligations with respect to notifications, payments and responses
  • Assess variations and claims including interfacing with different departments (legal, Engineering, Environmental, project Management)
  • Make commercial recommendations (including risks) to the business to assist with the decision-making process with respect to variations and claims
  • Prepare & recommend to the Project Manager a value for the contractor final account
  • Compliance with Integrated management system, required for the professional and efficient delivery of the investment programme, including externally accredited systems for Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality management
  • Assess how the QS functions operationally and proactively submit proposals for improvement
  • Act as mentor for graduate QSs and guide them in the requirements of the role


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Significant QS Experience, including within the engineering & construction sector.
  • Experience working on FIDIC & NEC
  • User of CESMM3 and any other standard method of measurement.
  • Awareness of construction legislation
  • Microsoft Office user

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Michael Reid

Michael Reid

+44 141 559 6160