Quantity Surveyor

1st Select
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Up to £40K DOE
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Property, Quantity Surveyor
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Up to £39k DOE


  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tender and other analysis and advise on the economics of design at the early stages of a project.
  • Provide advice on the use of whole life costing techniques.
  • Prepare high quality tender documentation undertaking pricing documentation during tender periods.
  • Assist Contract Administrators in the preparation of AI's, evaluation of claims for extensions of time.
  • Assist in the project management of schemes, setting objectives, provide direction, control and advise on related matters including issuing progress reports and in post contract reviews.
  • Prepare final accounts and agree with contractor, including verifying claims and dealing with audit procedures.
  • Responsible for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Fee earning at 90% and contribute to the achievement of business plan objectives and targets.
  • This role requires frequent travel to other offices and sites as required
  • Carry out duties appropriate to the grade of the post
  • Promote continuous improvement and deliver demonstrable high-quality products and services which embrace quality standards.
  • Undertake preliminary analysis of tenders, prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile under supervision and negotiate contract sums.
  • Control post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile.


  • Experience in a similar related role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of latest CDM Regulations
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos
  • Professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Student or AssocRICS) and be working or prepared to work towards Chartered status
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related discipline
  • Holds a current site card or is prepared to immediately attain


  • Experience of using BCIS Online, and NBS Building
  • Project Management experience on a range of building works of differing sizes and types


1st Select is a specialist recruitment company in the built environment. We work on both a permanent and contract basis depending on the clients needs.

As a company dedicated to solely technical recruitment, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge. We believe that clear communication is key to our success and our consultants have passion for delivering a high and transparent level of service to both the clients and candidates.

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Prospect House
Sovereign Street
United Kingdom

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