Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £45001 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameJohn MacRitchie

Job description

Are you Ambitious?, Ready to take the next step in your career?.

Then read on.

Orion Group are working with a successful medium Sized contractor to source a Senior QS to add to there established team based in the Highland Capital of Inverness.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of Commercial & Residential Projects and would be joining a business which is in a growth stage of its development and would provide an opportunity to progress and develop with the company.

Quantity Surveyor Position Overview

  • Prepare the tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities, with the architect and the client.

  • Engage existing supply chain.

  • Select subcontractors, agree the scope of services and allocate work.

  • Monitor and control costs throughout the project.

  • Identify risks surrounding the project and the likelihood of cost variation.

  • Track any changes to the design or actual work and adjust budget projections.

  • Value completed work and arrange payments to subcontractors.

  • Analyse progress and write detailed reports.

  • Liaise between site managers, project managers, site engineers and the client.

  • Prepare summary reports for the client and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Run cost analyses for ongoing repair and maintenance work.

  • Advise on any outstanding contractual claims remaining.


  • UK driving license

  • Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Min 5 years post qualification experience in construction industry

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels both internally and externally

  • IT proficiency in common Microsoft applications

  • Accountability

  • Discipline

  • Consistency

  • Focus

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.