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Quantity Surveyor

Ref no. BHN566256
Salary £45,000 - £60,000/annum
Location Basingstoke, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our Water sector client is a specialist in chemical dosing and seeking a talented and experienced Project Quantity Surveyor to join their Basingstoke project team.

Key skills required for this role

Quantity Surveyor, Water, Wastewater, Chemical Dosing, Engineering, Construction


Water sector experience would be ideal

Job description

Our Water sector client is a specialist in chemical dosing & fluid handling systems, products and services for the Water and other industries, is seeking a talented and experienced Project Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding Projects Division based out of Basingstoke.

Our client are part of a wider Engineering group of businesses and offer an exciting environment where you can truly make a difference and contribute to ambitious growth plans. The role will report into a Project Director and the candidate will support project teams.


  • Mastermind project budgets, ensuring cost-efficiency and adherence to financial targets.
  • Conduct life-cycle cost analyses, optimizing project costs throughout their lifecycle.
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates and review existing budgets, identifying and mitigating potential overruns.
  • Craft financial documents with precision and clarity.
  • Submit, and negotiate variation/compensation events, securing best value for the company.
  • Sharpen your negotiation skills to secure favourable contract terms and resolve disputes effectively.
  • Identify and manage commercial risks, safeguarding project profitability.
  • Accurately complete CVR's and arrange timely payments with invoices prepared to perfection.
  • Prepare contracts and technical documents with confidence.
  • Manage contracts diligently, ensuring compliance with terms and regulations.
  • Develop tender pricing documents that win business.
  • Oversee procurement processes and manage client valuations.
  • Conduct thorough compliance analyses, ensuring adherence to industry standards.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Proven experience in cost control, budgeting, and financial management.
  • Experience in variation/compensation event management, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and relevant project management software
  • Ideally 5-10 years experience in engineering/construction - water sector preferable


  • Salary £45-60k depending on experience
  • 40 hour working week
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where you can learn and grow.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression within wider Engineering group.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension 3% employer, min 5% employee

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