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Quantity Surveyor ( Highways )

A unique opportunity has surfaced for an experienced QS to work on a major highways maintenance framework in Maidenhead. The project itself, forming part of the Highways England Framework encompasses a range of Heavy Highway Civil works which will include, Reinforced Concrete structures; bridges, culverts, drainage and earthworks, highway construction and reconstruction, white lining and communications.

The ideal candidate will have a range of project experience within the major/heavy civil and highways sector. 

Role and responsibilities

  • Management of subcontract accounts including procurement, payments, variations and final accounts.
  • Identifying, raising & pricing of early warnings in line with the change control process.
  • Monthly cost value reconciliations reports.
  • Cash flow - monitoring & forecast, forecasting & predictability of final costs and weekly forecasting.
  • Interaction with the client.
  • Manage and advise junior staff accordingly.
  • Advise and assist the site team to manage costs.

The ideal candidate will have a range of project experience within the major/ heavy civil and highway sector and have the following:

  • MSc/BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent construction related subject
    Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation.
  • A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation.
  • Should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis.
  • Must also be experienced in commercial site management including the monthly measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations.


Should you feel you would be a suitable candidate, please don't hesitate to get in touch or apply for the role.

Alternatively, if you know anyone suitable for the role, please don't hesitate to put them in touch.

Carmichael offers a very lucrative referral scheme.