Quantity Surveyor

North Wales


Position: Quantity Surveyor

Location: North Wales

Job Summary: A Quantity Surveyor in North Wales is responsible for managing all aspects of cost control, financial management, and procurement for construction and infrastructure projects in the North Wales region. This role involves working closely with project stakeholders, contractors, and clients to ensure projects are delivered within budget while maintaining high-quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Cost Estimation and Budgeting:

    • Prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates for construction projects in North Wales.
    • Develop and manage project budgets, tracking expenses, and ensuring adherence to budget constraints.
    • Evaluate the financial viability of potential projects through feasibility studies.
  2. Procurement and Contract Management:

    • Oversee the procurement process, including the preparation of tender documents and contracts.
    • Conduct contract negotiations with contractors, suppliers, and subcontractors.
    • Administer construction contracts, ensuring compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  3. Cost Control and Monitoring:

    • Monitor project costs throughout all project phases, identifying and addressing cost variations.
    • Implement cost control measures to prevent overruns and delays.
    • Analyze cost data and prepare regular reports for project stakeholders.
  4. Value Engineering:

    • Collaborate with project teams to identify cost-saving opportunities and value engineering options.
    • Propose innovative solutions to optimize project costs while maintaining quality standards.
  5. Risk Assessment and Management:

    • Identify potential risks and uncertainties that may impact project costs.
    • Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans.
    • Ensure that appropriate insurance and bonds are in place for projects.
  6. Quantity Measurement:

    • Perform accurate quantity take-offs from project drawings and specifications.
    • Maintain detailed records of quantities for cost estimation and billing purposes.
  7. Client and Stakeholder Communication:

    • Liaise with clients, architects, engineers, and contractors to address cost-related queries and issues.
    • Provide regular updates on project cost status and financial performance.
  8. Compliance and Documentation:

    • Ensure compliance with relevant construction laws, regulations, and standards in North Wales.
    • Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including financial records and reports.


  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Chartered status with a relevant professional organization (e.g., RICS) is advantageous.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor, preferably in North Wales or a similar region.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, procurement processes, and cost management software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

Experience Level: Mid to Senior