Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry.

In light of recent successes in clean water frameworks, our client is expanding its team and actively seeking experienced Site Agents and Site Engineers to join their ranks, focusing on projects in and around Inverness. As integral members of the team, you will play pivotal roles in ensuring the safe, efficient, and timely completion of clean water infrastructure projects.

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Stepps
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J43813
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 16th July 2024
Closing: 13th August 2024

Position: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Glasgow
Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent

Our client, a dynamic global engineering firm at the forefront of water sector projects, is expanding their commercial team in Scotland and is seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join them in Glasgow. A background in the water industry is advantageous!

Role Overview:

As the Quantity Surveyor, you’ll play a pivotal role in the commercial aspect of projects. From tender to final account, you’ll work closely with our commercial team, providing crucial support to operational teams and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects from tender through to final account stage.
  • Produce accurate project cost forecasts.
  • Manage subcontract works packages, including interim assessments and change management.
  • Ensure smooth daily commercial operations on projects.
  • Efficiently handle procurement management.
  • Interpret and evaluate expenditure reports with precision.
  • Prepare and issue subcontractor documentation as required.
  • Assess compensation events and issue early warning notices when necessary.
  • Provide commercial support to operational teams and stakeholders.
  • Effectively engage with internal and external decision-makers.


  • Hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or a related discipline.
  • Experience in fast-paced, high-volume project environments.
  • Previous involvement in the water sector, especially on MEICA projects, is preferred.
  • Strong capabilities in commercial management and subcontractor procurement.
  • Proactive approach to managing risk and seizing opportunities.
  • Familiarity with NEC contracts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel for handling large datasets.
  • Ideally, prior experience in water projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

On Offer:

  • Secure long-term job opportunities with a global industry leader.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a company car.
  • Contribute to meaningful carbon reduction initiatives.

Ready for your next exciting challenge? Apply now with your CV or contact Adam Rahma at 01786 446651, quoting reference J43813, for further details.

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