Quantity Surveyor

Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 50000 per year £4320 Car Allowance + 25 Days Holidays + Stats
Contact Kristi Meechan
Call 07894 235 620
Reference QSKM

Quantity Surveyor

Burton on Trent

£40,000 – 50,000 + £4320 car allowance + 25 Days holiday + Stats


The Company

My client is a process engineering specialist who design and manufacture turnkey process solutions for clients in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and materials handling amongst other industries.  The company have a trading history that dates back over 200 years and a senior management and directorship team who are all home grown from within the business. 

The company employs more than 300 staff of which over 150 are employed in professional engineering roles (many of whom are chartered engineers) across software, process, electrical and mechanical disciplines.  The company are experienced huge growth in capital projects won and have grown from £25 million to £80 million in a four-year period with plans to be a £100 million business by 2024.

Due to this growth and the expansion of their project budgets, they now require a Quantity Surveyor to join their cost team and work alongside the Project Managers/clients. This is a great opportunity to join a growing business, particularly if you’re interested in gaining Chartership and a move into management down the line.


The Role 

The Cost Engineer/Quantity Surveyors key role is to manage through the commercial variations throughout the duration of projects.  On key projects a Cost Engineer will be allocated specifically and will be there to:

  • Cost and estimate variations during projects – example would be a customer has asked for additional equipment in a project or a change to the layout
  • Liaise with the Process Engineer to identify the scope change for the process design and then speak with the project team or suppliers directly about proposed costs for the change
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to take the proposed costing back to the customer to present and agree the variation for the work
  • Ensuring all documentation produced for variations follows contractual standards in place with the customer.
  • Following up to close out acceptance of variations
  • Providing advice to PMs based around contractual standards
  • Feeding variation data into PM reports monthly to support on projecting cost to complete on projects
  • Monitoring cash flow and billing milestones on projects to ensure up to date
  • A typical project could have c10-20% of variations during its life cycle meaning the role is crucial to the commercial success of projects


The Person

  • To be successful in your application for the Quantity Surveyor role you will need:
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with variation management, costing and estimating
  • Previous experience within a Quantity Surveyor role either in a construction or engineering environment
  • Interest and aspiration to develop into a more lead/managerial role would be ideal


The Benefits

  • £40,000 – 50,000
  • £4320 Car Allowance
  • 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to gain Chartership through the company

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation