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    Quantity Surveyor

    Job Type:

    Full time




    Job Description:

    Ferns Group are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience as an established Utilities and Reinstatement company, specialising in Telecoms Civils, and tailored reinstatement services.

    Our Mission is “to be the preferred choice in our field by adding value to our business partners without compromise to quality, safety or the environment.”​

    This job description outlines the key accountabilities of, and output required from, the postholder. It is not a definitive list, and the role may well change and evolve over time.

    Report to: Group Managing Director

    Main purpose of the job:

    We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Civils Quantity Surveyor (Tier 1) to join our team.
    The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of quantity surveying duties for various civil engineering projects. This will include cost planning, measurement, valuation, contract administration, and final accounts.

    Key tasks and Deliverables:

    • Preparation of bills of quantities, tender documentation, and contract documents.
    • Measurement and valuation of works including cost analysis and cost planning.
    • Contract administration, including variations, claims, and negotiations.
    • Preparation of interim and final accounts.
    • Preparation and presentation of cost reports to senior management.
    • Evaluation of tender submissions and preparation of tender reports.
    • Preparation of budget estimates and cost plans.
    • Assistance with the preparation and submission of progress payment applications.
    • Maintaining records of site activities and materials.


    ● A degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field would be ideal.
    ● A minimum of 3 years’ experience in civil engineering quantity surveying.
    ● Excellent knowledge of civil engineering contracts.
    ● Strong analytical and numerical skills.
    ● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    ● Strong organizational and time management skills.
    ● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    ● Proficiency in Microsoft Office and cost estimating software.

    The above job description is a guide to the work you may be required to undertake but does not form part of your contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

    Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities, including working with the prison service, and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.