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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 + Package

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Job description

We are working with a top 10 house builder in Chelmsford, who are looking to recruit an ambitious Quantity Surveyor to help deliver large scale housing projects in the Essex area. Based in Chelmsford the business has very low staff turnover and is renowned for the support and training it gives to its staff. The role is ideally suited for a Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to make the next step up and make a mark for themselves.

This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities. You will be responsible for site development and all commercial cost appraisals for your projects and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

With a more than competitive basic salary on offer of up to £60,000, alongside a fantastic bonus scheme and package, this is a great opportunity to better yourself whilst having the clear progression path that other house builders will struggle to offer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to demonstrate, previous experience of working for a house builder or relevant organisation
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
  • The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit.

    Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have at least 4/5 years experience of working within the Construction industry for a house builder or contractor
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previous. 
  • You will be degree qualified or hold relevant commercial qualification


TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.



TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.