Quantity Surveyor - TFL - Snodland

Job Introduction

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor and looking to expand your career into a large infrastructure project or is this something you already have experience of as a Quantity Surveyor. If so; then please read on as we are offering a permanent role here at Tarmac.

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our fantastic team based from our Snodland site, you will work with the highways and surfacing team working across our clients project of works located across the London and South East region.

This role is commutable from London, Maidstone, Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham, Hempstead, Sevenoaks, Orpington, Swanley, Dartford, Bromley, Tonbridge, Gravesend, Rainham, Swanley, Sittingbourne and the surrounding areas.

Due to the nature and experience of the team, proactively support a hybrid working model and we actively encourage experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyors to apply for this role as we are keen to develop the successful candidate to excel in this position should you be successful.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

As the Quantity Surveyor you will ideally have worked in a similar industry with experience of working on Highways, Road Infrastructure, Paving, Surfacing or civil engineering projects. Other responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Be an integral member of the commercial team supporting the Managing Quantity Surveyor
  • Build a strong relationship with internal and client counterparts
  • Engaging and managing sub-contracts including tender enquiries, award and assessment of monthly payment applications
  • Support the production of monthly CVR’s
  • Support the production of both internal and client forecasts
  • Support the substantiation and agreement of associated Final Accounts
  • Ensure all Tarmac and client processes are followed to minimise commercial risk
  • Ensure all work completed is accurately valued and followed through to cash collection
  • Prepare and submit monthly application for payments to clients
  • Prepare and issue early warning notices and compensation events

Due to the nature of the work, a company vehicle is included with the role so you will not have more than 6 points on a full UK manual car driving licence and will occasionally require you to work across the UK to further support your Tarmac colleagues – flexibility is key

The Ideal Candidate

In this role previous experience working on surfacing or highways infrastructure projects would prove beneficial.

As our ideal Quantity Surveyor you will have:

  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • NEC3/4 experience would prove highly beneficial
  • Good sub-contract administration knowledge
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral, written communication; and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office experience, particularly in Excel
  • Strong numeracy and analytical ability
  • Process driven with strong commercial awareness
  • Travelling between sites is required to meet with business needs

It is preferred that the successful candidate for the role is educated to degree level, although other equivalent qualifications minimum HND or QBE (Qualified by Experience) may be accepted

Why Us

In addition to the role of Quantity Surveyor we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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