Senior Project Quantity Surveyor – North-West Wales

  • Location: North-West Wales
  • Position: Senior Project Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 21st Sep 2018
  • Vacancy type: Permanent

The Role

We are looking for a senior project quantity surveyor to join our project delivery team constructing a major highway scheme. The role is predominantly site based with the successful candidate being responsible for managing all the project’s expenditures.

Jones Bros is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation employing over 350 people. With over 60 years’ experience, our teams deliver high quality environmental and civil engineering solutions, safely, for a diverse range of projects and clients. Our flat management structure results in a flexible organisation where self-motivated, practical, problem solvers will thrive. Working in a team, the successful applicant will be given plenty of exposure to a variety of matters in a supportive working environment to develop knowledge and experience.

The role’s responsibilities will include:

  • Providing commercial expertise to drive the delivery of projects, managing a small team of quantity surveyors on civil engineering and highways projects.
  • Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the contract.
  • Preparation of monthly project reports including cost and value reporting, together with end of life forecasting.
  • Subcontract procurement and management.
  • Maintenance of project records.
  • Change management including raising and valuing compensation events.
  • Preparation of monthly applications for payment.
  • Awareness of project planning techniques (MSP, P6).
  • A sound working knowledge of various standard forms of contracts, focussing on the NEC.
  • Preparation and submission of claims and knowledge of dispute resolution.

The role is for permanent employment.

Pre-requisite qualifications and capabilities

To be considered for this Senior Project Quantity Surveyor role the following qualifications and experience are required;

  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying (or similar).
  • Chartered or working towards qualification.
  • Good knowledge of contract conditions and law within the construction industry.
  • A persuasive track record in the delivery of civil engineering projects, particularly in highway projects (earthworks and structures).
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines is crucial.
  • Computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office programmes.
  • High level of attention to detail.

This is an opportunity that will reward you with a competitive benefits package and offers you support to further your professional training.



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