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.

An opportunity for a Senior Engineer to work for a thriving Tier 1 Civil Engineering Contractor in the West Of Scotland.

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J43918
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 7th May 2024
Closing: 4th June 2024

Position: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Midlothian and South Queensferry

Company: Our client is a well-established and reputable Civil Engineering Contractor specialising in refurbishing and strengthening across roads, bridges, tracks, and infrastructure projects.

Role Overview: Our client is seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will play a key role in commercially managing multiple projects, providing assistance to operational teams, and contributing to the continued success of the company.


  • Conduct monthly Cost Value Reconciliations.
  • Maximise valuations, ensure timely certification and payment.
  • Manage contract variations promptly.
  • Forecast costs and value of all trades.
  • Coordinate with the operational team to secure labour, materials, and subcontractors, ensuring timely and within-budget project completion.
  • Monitor on-site progress and issue required notices according to contract procedures and timescales.
  • Vet and ensure compliance of quotations with specifications, obtaining the most competitive bids.
  • Prepare Final Accounts.
  • Accurately manage subcontractor accounts to enhance contract efficiency.


  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying.
  • 4-5 years of experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Experience working on bridges, roads, and infrastructure projects is preferred.
  • Concrete repair experience is desired.
  • Organizational skills required for managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with key cost-based software packages.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to travel when required.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Additional benefits package including a company car or car allowance.

Application: If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your most recent CV or contact Adam Rahma at 01786 446651, quoting reference J43918, for more information.

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