Graduate Quantity Surveyor – Main Contractor

CCO is recruiting on behalf of a medium sized Main Contractor that operate across the UK with a focus on London and the surrounding Home Counties. As a Building Main Contractor, they undertake New Build, Residential and Mixed-Use projects up to £30m in value. They are seeking to add a permanent Junior/Graduate Quantity Surveyor to be based on one of their current live projects in Berkshire which will run into 2023.

About the Role: Reporting directly into a Senior Quantity Surveyor for the project you will be responsible in assisting with all commercial activities to final account. This is the perfect opportunity for a Graduate or Junior Quantity Surveyor to learn the trade at an entry level with a highly respected business that will provide excellent career progression and development.

The role will gain key exposure and learning in the following,

  • Application for Payments.
  • Working under a Senior QS to ensure the successful delivery of the scheme.
  • Implementing agreed commercial strategies.
  • Attending Estimator handover.
  • Undertaking tender costing analysis / procurement schedules.
  • Monthly CVR reporting.
  • Applications for payment.
  • Cashflow management / forecasts.
  • Identifying / pricing / negotiating variations.
  • Contributing to the maintaining of company accreditations.
  • Material requisitions to the Buying department.
  • Placement of Sub-Contract Orders.
  • Sub-Contractor valuations / Payment Notices.
  • Final Account agreements.
  • Site based.


  • A degree in Quantity Surveying.
  • Computer literate.
  • Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player and can work well under pressure.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry, experience being beneficial.

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