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Quantity Surveyor

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  • Ref: DT 369

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor for a national company with multiple sites throughout the UK. This role will be predominantly based in the South Devon office half way between Exeter and Plymouth.

This is a full time, permanent position that is perfectly suited to a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator with first-hand experience of regular on-site work.

The Quantity Surveyor will be expected to work within an existing commercial office, providing dependable support to the Commercial Director learning the ins and outs of the company and the job role.

Quantity Surveyor responsibilities include...

  • Manage multiple projects with both current and new clients.
  • Produce 30+ quotes per month.
  • To conduct consultations/site visits with both current and new clients.
  • Measure and then price up (using cost-analysis system). A
  • Agree and submit quotes.
  • Plan and prioritise plant, labour and materials to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for various projects.
  • Market to clients and other agreed targets to generate new business or build on current contracts.

Quantity Surveyor requirements include...

  • Need a business focused mind, with a sense of urgency to win and deliver business productively.
  • Ability to prioritise workload whilst working on multiple projects.
  • Work effectively with both the accounts and procurement teams.
  • Candidates must be able to drive to due to regular site visits.
  • Previous on-site Quantity Surveying/estimating experience is essential.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong computer skills (excel, word, outlook) and numeracy skills are essential.  


This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join a well-established, exciting national company. This position requires Monday – Friday day time work (with a degree of flexibility) has a competitive benefits package and the use of a company pool car on offer. 

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