Quantity Surveyor


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Contract Type:
Excellent Salary + Company Car + Benefits
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Closing Date:
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Region / Division:
Contracting - Central & Wales
Business Unit:
South West & Wales

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a qualified Quantity Surveyor to join our friendly team in Bristol. We are open to taking on an Assistant Quantity Surveyor that is ready to make that next step.

This role comes with an Excellent Salary, Company Car, Bonus, Pension, Training & Development and other Benefits. 

Hybrid Working means you can enjoy the flexibility of working part on site and part at home.

The projects are Highways Maintenance & Construction projects with Local Authorities, so enjoys the security of a confirmed pipeline of work and secured contracts, currently 5 years left on the contracts.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be an integral member of the commercial team supporting the Managing Quantity Surveyor 
  • Build a strong relationship with internal and client counterparts 
  • Managing commercial projects from pre contract stage through to completion
  • Engaging and managing sub contracts including tender enquiries, award and assessment of monthly payment applications 
  • Support the production of monthly CVR's 
  • Produce both internal and client forecasts 
  • Production and substantiation through to agreement of associated Final Accounts 
  • Ensure all Tarmac and client processes are followed to minimise commercial risk 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have proven Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor experience.

Prior experience of working on highway maintenance, highway construction or general civil engineering is desirable but not essential.

You will have:

  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • UK Driving licence 
  • NEC3/4 experience
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Numeracy and analytical ability
  • Process driven
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness

Why Tarmac

As well as the role of Quantity Surveyor we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Excellent salary 
  • Company Car
  • Advanced Bonus Entitlement
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

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