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Quantity Surveyor
for a Contract role in
South West is

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Quantity surveyors advise on financial and contractual matters relating to, and prepare bills of quantities for, construction projects and provide other support functions concerning the financing and materials required for building projects.


Entry is through professional training and membership of an appropriate professional organisation. Entry to professional examinations will require a degree or equivalent qualification. Apprenticeships are also available. Candidates usually undertake a period of probationary training and professional assessment.


  • Liaises with client on project costs, formulates detailed cost plan and advises contractors and engineers to ensure that they remain within cost limit.
  • Examines plans and specifications and prepares details of the material and labour required for the project.
  • Prepares bills of quantities for use by contractors when tendering for work.
  • Examines tenders received, advises client on the most acceptable and assists with preparation of a contract document.
  • Measures and values work in progress and examines any deviations from original contract.
  • Measures and values completed contract for authorisation of payment.

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