Senior Quantity Surveyor - Groundworks

Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
08 Jul 2024
02 Aug 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Groundworks

Compensation: 50,000- 70,000 depending on experience

Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Cambridge

Start Date: Immediate

My client is currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their esteemed team. This pivotal role involves spearheading the financial management of Groundworks and Civil Engineering projects, with a primary focus on the Housing/Commercial and Industrial sectors.


  • Conduct comprehensive quantity surveying tasks and precise cost estimation for Groundworks and Civil Engineering projects.
  • Assume full responsibility for overseeing project finances from inception to completion, including the meticulous preparation of tender documents and final accounts.
  • Employ accurate measurement techniques to assess and value work progress effectively.
  • Efficiently allocate resources and procure materials in alignment with project requirements.
  • Exercise adept management of subcontractors, ensuring cost-effectiveness and maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.
  • Serve as a key liaison between the production team and clients, adeptly communicating project requirements and objectives.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with client commercial teams, actively participating in site meetings as necessary.
  • Skillfully handle subcontract enquiries and quotations with a keen eye for detail.
  • Identify and proficiently manage contract variations throughout project lifecycles.
  • Prepare project invoices and final accounts meticulously, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, establishing trust and reliability.
  • Proactively seek out new tender opportunities to facilitate business growth and expansion.


  • Demonstrated proficiency in quantity surveying techniques and precise cost estimation for Groundworks and Civil Engineering projects, particularly within Housing developments.
  • Exceptional ability to collaborate effectively to deliver projects on time and within budget constraints.
  • Familiarity with various contract forms, including the JCT contract range.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and documentation tools such as Excel, Adobe, and Bluebeam.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with meticulous attention to detail in commercial documentation.
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to work autonomously and drive results.
  • Capacity to efficiently manage both external client demands and internal project requirements.
  • Strong commercial awareness, with a proven track record of delivering successful projects within the designated sectors.