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Project Quantity Surveyor

Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type: Sector: Posted:
Project Quantity Surveyor Edinburgh Unit 2 Washington Court, 6 Washington Lane Scotland EH11 2HA Peace Recruitment >GBP £40,000 - £48,000 15616 Permanent Quantity Surveying 06/11/2019

Peace Recruitment is working with one of the UK’s high quality housebuilders to source an experienced quantity surveyor for their Edinburgh team.  They are looking to add to their existing team with a surveyor at either Assistant or intermediate level.

Working on large-scale, often high-profile developments, you’ll control site and supply costs and manage subcontractors – so it’s essential that you do accurate work. You’ll work with the latest industry technology to deliver homes that delight customers and are a pleasure to live in for years to come.

You’ll already be qualified to HND level and demonstrate a talent for budget control and valuation. It’s just as important that you can keep your projects on track, with the confidence and initiative to identify and solve problems and drive productivity, and the ability to communicate your ideas clearly and persuasively.

Key Requirements of the Role

  • Carrying out accurate build assessments of acquired land
  • Maintain budget control throughout developments
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development
  • Analysing costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of the site development
  • Reporting on cists and cash flow vs budget
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions
  • Liaising with site personnel and sub-contractors in order to maximise productivity
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and goods and materials


In return the company provides an excellent remuneration package, including car/allowance, pension and consistent bonus scheme, dependent upon experience.

To apply for this position, click on the link below.  For a confidential discussion on commercial positions in Scotland, contact John Gillen directly on the details below.

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