Quantity Surveyor

Location: Thetford, Norfolk
Sector: Construction
Rate: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
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Job description

My Client, a prestigious main contractor are currently looking for a talented Quantity Surveyor to join their ever growing team in the heart of Thetford. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years worth of experience preferably working in the commercial sector or with a sub – contractor.


  • Preparing cost to complete documentation in line with the commercial timetable, ensuring financial accuracy when predicting profitability for each scheme.
  • Produce accurate monthly accruals;
  • Assess exactitude of subcontract valuations/applications for payment, forwarding approved documentation onto the relevant departments;
  • Apply risk, value management and cost control mechanisms;
  • Undertaking costs analysis comparisons for sub-contracts from tender enquiry to analysis and contract placement;
  • Professionally manage subcontracts from first valuation through to final account;
  • Ensure predicted profitability is upheld through the lifecycle of the development.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant degree qualification in Quantity Surveying;
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work co-operatively as part of a team;
  • Ability to take initiative in resolving problems.

– Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field
– Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor or similar role
– Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and regulations
– Proficient in cost control techniques and software (e.g., Excel, CostX)
– Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
– Attention to detail and accuracy in quantity take-offs and cost estimations
– Strong communication and negotiation skills

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial success of construction projects. Your expertise in cost control will contribute to the efficient management of budgets, while your attention to detail will ensure accurate estimations. Join our team of professionals and be part of shaping the built environment.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £50,000.00-£60,000.00 per year


  • Bereavement leave
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay



  • Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Loyalty bonus
  • Performance bonus


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Thetford, Norfolk: reliably commute or be willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (required)



  • Bachelor’s (preferred)



  • surveying: 1 year (preferred)



  • Driving Licence (preferred)


Work Location: In person