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Quantity Surveyor


Salary Package: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Location: Southampton, England
Consultant: Rachael Corri
Posted: 27/07/2020


A fantastic opportunity has become available for a quantity surveyor to work for a local authority based in Nursling.

This is an ongoing role with potential to go permanent for the right candidate. The working hours are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week and an hourly pay rate between £16.00 and £17.00.

This is a varied role as a quantity surveyor and your main duties will be:

  • Prepare, produce and submit tenders, estimates and quotations for large complex schemes

  • Negotiate and agree estimates with clients, consultants and contractors

  • Monitor relevant project budgets and provide regular monthly reports

  • Reconciling job costing information and invoicing/recharges to customers

  • Surveying for large scale repairs

  • Managing contractors - liaising with contractors on a daily basis to check all information given is correct and processing the invoices

  • Sometimes required to visit properties and carry out surveys (training will be given)

Candidate Requirements:

  • Construction based background is preferable - for example knowledge of building works matters and health & safety

  • Knowledge of Social Housing is preferable

  • Experience dealing with contractors is preferable

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Teams

  • HNC/NVQ3 in construction or significant experience

  • Relevant professional qualification such as CIOH, RICS or CIOB is desirable

  • Confident on the telephone - you will be speaking with contractors, clients and customers on a daily basis


  • Free parking

  • Early finish on Friday

  • Full training given

  • Potential to go permanent

  • Friendly office environment

Working for Berry Recruitment you also receive excellent benefits such as:

  • Discounted gym memberships

  • 24 GP medical advice

  • Discount on high street stores, dining and family trips

  • 24 personal helpline for any support you may need

This is an immediate start for the right candidate so please APPLY NOW or call the Totton office!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.