Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor
Posted 3 days ago

Location: Borehamwood

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £60-100k DOE

Carpentry Quantity Surveyor

Company Overview:

The company has been a trusted partner of the UK’s leading construction businesses for over 30 years. As a family-owned and operated provider of specialist carpentry and joinery services, we boast extensive experience in delivering projects across both the public and private sectors. With our head office located in North London and storage and distribution centres in the Home Counties, we are strategically positioned to undertake complex and demanding projects in central London and beyond.

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Carpentry Quantity Surveyor to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will play a key role in managing the financial aspects of carpentry projects, ensuring their successful delivery within budget and to the highest standards.


– Prepare accurate and comprehensive cost estimates for carpentry projects, considering materials, labour, and other expenses.

– Procure materials and subcontractors, negotiating favourable terms and ensuring timely delivery.

– Monitor project costs throughout the lifecycle, identifying and addressing budgetary concerns.

– Collaborate closely with project managers and construction teams to ensure carpentry works meet quality standards and client expectations.

– Manage contract variations and claims, resolving disputes efficiently and effectively.

– Conduct regular site visits to assess progress, identify potential issues, and provide solutions.

– Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, highlighting project performance and areas for improvement.

– Foster strong relationships with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers, promoting collaboration and trust.

– Stay abreast of industry trends and regulations related to carpentry works, always ensuring compliance.


– Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, Carpentry, Construction Management, or a related field.

– Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in carpentry and joinery projects.

– Strong knowledge of carpentry techniques, materials, and costs.

– Excellent analytical and numerical skills, with meticulous attention to detail.

– Proficiency in relevant software applications, such as Excel and construction estimating software.

– Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels.

– Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and solution-focused approach.

– Membership in a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS) is advantageous.

– Flexibility to travel to project sites and attend meetings as required.

Salary Range: £60,000 – £100,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications

Additional Information:

  • Two roles available


For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Vinnie Saunders at 01256 817878, email vsaunders@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Salary£60K - £100K DOE
ContactVinnie Saunders

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