Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Quantity Surveyor (Drylining & Ceilings)

Location: Waltham Cross

Type: Permanent

Salary: £60,000 to 80,000 Per Year

Posted on: 22/02/2024

We are searching for a Quantity Surveyor for an industry leading company in the Drylining and Ceilings sector to carry out surveying duties on a range of projects, largely in the commercial, residential, hotel & leisure, educational and retail sectors within the London region on a permanent basis. 

The Quantity Surveyor will be working on projects primarily in London & South East regions within the commercial sector. Projects range from £1mil to £15mil +. The client is looking for a hands-on, enthusiastic individual who will be involved and invested in the project and its progress.

The role will include developing close inter-relations with the Client and Sub-contractors and maintain profitable projects. Candidate will also be responsible for the supervision and management of site and trainee surveyors on own various projects. It is a key appointment for the business and underpins the continued growth aspirations of the Business Unit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attending tender handover meetings on secured projects and take responsibility for all relevant cost information.
  • Form contract budgets from tender information calculating total profit/loss forecasts.
  • Carry out monthly budget monitoring.
  • Providing interim cost and value reconciliation, monitoring cashflows for projects on Oracle.
  • Preparation and agreement of interim Applications for Payment and Final Accounts, all aspects of measurement.
  • Procurement of subcontractors
  • Preparation and compilation of subcontract documentation with appropriate orders.
  • Implement subcontract payment controls, variations, materials, contra charges and claims.
  • Record keeping of site progress, ensuring compliance with company procedures.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with all business unit departments to improve all levels of communication to benefit and develop the companies’ objectives.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Quantity surveyor experience with a track record in the drylining and internal finishings market
  • Good sound contract knowledge and experience in various subcontract types 
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures and policies.
  • Strong technical knowledge to align with key accountabilities.
  • Knowledge of commercial sectors using differing construction systems.
  • Motivational individual – good leadership qualities.
  • Aware of individual Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Able to demonstrate alignment and work in line with the company values


  • Excellent opportunity to join a well-established, reputable business where you will enjoy the benefits of being part of a close team. 
  • Remuneration salary and package that is highly competitive.