Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Groundworks

South Woodham Ferrers, Essex

£70,000 to £80,000 plus package


A respected Groundworks contractor based near South Woodham Ferrers are currently searching for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the business.

The company has been operating for over 20 years and has built up a strong reputation within the residential sector. They undertake major groundworks projects for developers which include the construction of roads, sewers, deep drainage, enabling works, hard landscaping, foundations and infrastructure works.

The business has plans to steadily grow and are looking for a commercially motivated Senior Quantity Surveyor with Groundworks experience to join the business.


Reporting into the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the control of multiple projects valued up to £5m. Managing the commercial elements of each package including bulk earthworks, deep drainage, enabling works, hard landscaping, foundations, infrastructure works, highways, Section 278 and 38 works, service installations, road construction and surfacing. Measurement and valuation of various Civil Engineering and Groundworks packages. Preparation of monthly applications for payments for allocated projects. Identification and pricing of variations to clients. Negotiation and agreement of variations. Preparation of sub-contract tender enquiry documents. Review of submitted tenders. Payment of sub-contract accounts. Conducting monthly meetings with Commercial Manager. Final Account duties.


Degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying. Previous experience of working for a Groundworks Contractor Previous experience of managing multiple projects in a similar role. IT proficient with Microsoft Packages, including Microsoft Excel. Valid driving licence to enable travel to live sites

On Offer

Salary £70,000 to £80,000 plus package Car Allowance. 20 Days Holiday. Pension. Ongoing training and development.