Quantity Surveyor

Up to £45,000 + Package

Carmichael are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join a subcontractor on the HS2 line in Birmingham. 

The QS will be supporting other more senior members of the commercial team in delivering the varied commercial duties as well as being responsible for procuring and managing our supply chain. They actively seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality for our Customers. Typically a QS will be chartered or in the final stages of achieving professional membership of the RICS, ICES or CIOB and will be a peer role model for those less experienced members of the commercial team. 


Key Accountabilities: 

• Has a good knowledge of and adheres to the Company’s GMCEs, BMS and other governance  

• Orders information and systematically checks data

• Measure, record & value work unsupervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures

• Measure & interpret specifications & drawings

• Build up estimates from first principle including net and gross estimates

• Translate measurement from drawings and Specifications and prepare Bills of Quantities and Schedules of rates

• Review weekly, monthly, section programmes of works

• Plan commercial activities to meet requirements of section programmes

• Have an understanding of delay and disruption programmes

• Use the company’s ERP System

• Collation of Cost and Value Information

• Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements

• Collect information required to specify procurement requirements

• Record and document information including registration of interest

• Understand the steps / documentation required Commercial Management

• Undertakes customer and stakeholder management for their area of responsibility

• Collation of cost and value information

• Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors 

• Maintain a Personal Development Plan

• Supports the development of others

• Working towards professional membership from the RICS, ICES or CIOB




• BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent 

• Experience working on a major heavy civils project 

• Experience with piling or geotechnical works is desirable 



Salary: Up to £45,000 a year plus package