Quantity Surveyor – Painting & DecoratingConstruction

Experienced Quantity Surveyor needed for a leading decorating and painting contractor.

About the Client:

The client is a leading sub-contractor who complete a range of projects from refurbishments and fit-outs to new builds and have a turnover of over £8m. They undertake a variety of work including: They undertake a variety of work including: Specialist paint spraying ,Wall Coverings ,Wide Vinyls ,Standard English and Hand Print Papers, Polishing and Associated repairs for redecoration.

About the Role:

  • To effectively communicate and build relationships with key clients, site supervisors, project/contract managers, operatives, surveyors, payroll and other head office staff on all aspects of Quantity Surveying on assigned projects to mitigate risk and maintain agreed margins.
  • Office based in Essex
  • To be a self-sufficient Job Surveyor who is able to work on their own initiative, leading projects while maintaining strong team relationships.
  • Work on claims and entitlements as required.
  • Understand and be able to carry out weekly wage process on site
  • Plan and organise work effectively, understanding the commercial implications of design change and achieve key application dates and timelines.
  • Reconcile tender to works and identify any additional works or variations
  • Manage information to ensure timely application for payment with main contractor and operative wages
  • Liaise with Site Management and co-produce monthly reporting for specific projects.
  • Accurately estimate and evaluate price work of operatives, make decisions on rate of pay, additional rates, and price variations, whilst maintaining agreed margins and employee satisfaction through labour retention.
  • Monitor and report on labour retention for your site to the client and the business

About the Candidate:

The successful candidate will have the following:
  • 4 – 7 years’ experience in the relevant markets
  • Qualified with a degree or equivalent
  • Have worked on projects from £2M +
  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Significant construction quantity surveying experience
  • Able to adjust personal style to suit varying situations
  • Able to read and measure drawings
  • Commercial skills
  • Build effective working relationships with the team and clients
  • Strong IT Skills particularly with Excel

Points of Appeal:

  • Competitive Salary/Package
  • Fantastic working environment
  • Established company
  • Office based


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email g.murphy@humres.co.uk