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Quantity Surveyor

Job description


Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Thorn Baker's specialist client is looking for a Quantity Surveyorwith a background within construction contracts or refurbishment contracts to join their team.This family-run company has 30 years' experience in delivering projects large and small across various sectors (Heath, Residential,Student Accommodation and Education). A great opportunity to work on some of the UK's most exciting refurbishment projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges!


What's in it for you:

  • £55,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Contributory pension
  • Continual investment in professional development


Your Responsibilities:

  • Measurement, pricing, and evaluation of tenders
  • Take responsibility for projects from inception to completion
  • Identify areas to improve margin
  • Cost management
  • Target Creation
  • CVR reporting and forecasting
  • Management and administration of sub-contractor accounts
  • Producing and submitting applications for payment


Required Skills:

  • Professional Qualification (e.g. HNC/HND/Degree/Diploma) or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working with bill of quants, schedules of rates, design and build contracts etc., additional experience of construction/retrofit or fabric upgrades preferred
  • Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors
  • Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel

For further information relating to the role, please contact Rhian Newman of Thorn Baker on 07969 972412 or email

Key Skills: Retrofit, Refurbishment, Construction, QS, Quantity Surveyor, Management, HND, RICS