Quantity Surveyor

The Quantity Surveyor undertakes feasibility studies and manages the costs relating to building or construction projects, from the initial proposal to the final analysis of final costs at the end of the project. 

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  • Supports technical/ engineering teams with project requirements.
  • Prepares Bill of Quantities from drawings and specifications.
  • Maintains records and tracks Bill of Quantities and other measurements according to the approved technical drawings.
  • Checks, verifies and maintains records of built/ site measurements and quantifications for further approval.
  • Maintains accurate records to help resolve contractual conflicts and disputed claims with subcontractors.
  • Supports and contributes to the tender and proposal process as required.
  • Identifies and analyses the commercial risk of a project.
  • Writes detailed progress reports.
  • May be required to make visits offshore to check on work progress.
  • Understands and works within strict health, safety and environment legislative requirements and guidelines.

This role is essential in the evaluation of associated risks and costs of high value projects in the Oil and Gas Industry. This role supports project teams from the outset and is an integral part of the process.

  • Degree in relevant Engineering or Surveying subject or equivalent
  • Member of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
  • £20,000 - £30,000
  • £45,000 - £80,000

Contracts Engineer, Proposals Engineer, Supervisor or Manager in a Contracts/ Proposals Team/ Department