Quantity Surveyor

Fairways is delighted to be working exclusively with Bentleys shop fitting to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to be based in their head office in Dundee.

Bentleys are a Bespoke Joinery Manufacturer and Interior Fit Out Specialist, who over the past 25 years have gained an excellent reputation for the quality products they manufacture, which are complimented by the first class fit out service they provide.

This role is particularly suited to a recently qualified Quantity Surveyor where career progression and professional development is encouraged.

Job Purpose

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be joining a friendly, capable and hardworking commercial team. The team manage a high number of internal fitout projects and the successful candidate will work with the Senior Surveyor to manage all aspects of projects allocated to them from award to completion of client and prepare subcontractor final accounts.

Some experience working within the construction industry as a Quantity Surveyor is preferred but it is more important that the successful candidate is eager to develop and is hardworking, willing to learn and ready to take the next step in their career.


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme

  • Discretionary annual bonus

  • Opportunity to acquire shares through EOT (employee owned trust)

  • Working hours 37

  • 30 days annual leave

Main Duties

  • Placement of subcontract orders
  • Responsible for timeous preparation and submission of valuations and subsequent invoicing

  • Submission of final accounts

  • Agreement of final accounts

  • Calculation variations and quotations post contract

  • Regular submission of cost updates to clients and /or design teams

  • Prepare cost and value advice for Senior Quantity Surveyors cost reporting and forecasting

  • Prepare post completion financial reports for review of project performance against estimate/tender

Required Skills

  • Numerical and IT Skills (Word, Excel, email and Access)
  • Ability to interpret drawings and measure quantities

  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with clients/architects/suppliers/setters out/sub-contractors/in-house staff (phone, email, correspondence, meetings)

  • Excellent interpersonal and persuasive communicator

  • Health and safety - intermediate understanding

  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

Experience & Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have up to 2 years’ experience working in a construction environment

  • HND / Diploma or Degree in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management

Fairways Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers

Required skills

  • Quotations
  • Valuations
  • Interpret Drawings
  • Subcontract Orders
  • Cost reporting and forecating

Application questions

Do you have a qualification in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in a main contractor environment?

Reference: 34836613

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