Senior Quantity Surveyor- Power Transmission

Posted 8 March by We Are SSG

Our client is one of the largest construction companies within the UK with internationally-renowned experience in the successful delivery of technically demanding, multi-disciplinary and logistically complex projects.

From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, their in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the world’s most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects

Their contracts range from £50,000 schemes to £100 million plus major projects.

Main contractor experience - power background would be desirable but not essential.

You will likely to be on site 2/3 days a week covering a fairly large geographical area so will have a driving licence and be happy to travel.

The Role

They now have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Power Transmission & Distribution business.

Based in Glasgow or Kintore, this role will report into the Commercial Manager and work on one of their current projects.


Ensuring projects are setup on the company accounting system with a suitable Work Breakdown Structure in line with OPSTAT guidelines.

Accepting budget & tender data from successful tenders into the Company accounting/Reporting System.

Meeting with your clients commercial representative on a monthly basis to discuss certificates

Advising the Project Manager and Senior QS / Commercial Manager early, of any potential overspends, non-compliances and any other problem areas on the project.

Notifying your client early of any increased project value or delay to project completion

Key Requirements -

·Proven track record of delivering high value construction projects ideally in the power transmission and distribution sector.

·Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar discipline.

·Qualified or working towards, MRICS / MCIOB / MICES.

·Comfortable interfacing with Senior Management and Stakeholders.

·Excellent analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decision and reporting findings to Clients and Stakeholders.

Additional information

Be energetic, positive person with a wish to solve problems and comply with procedures.

Have a commercial diploma or degree is preferable.

Have a proven record of experience running projects.

Civil Engineering experience

NEC3 Experience- ideally option A

Have a full driving licence

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Power Generation
  • Power Supplies
  • Utilities

Reference: 34642898

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