Civils Quantity Surveyor / Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Salary: Competitive
Caddick Civil Engineering is looking to expand its team and has positions for an experienced Quantity Surveyor / Intermediate Quantity Surveyor.

Caddick Civil Engineering is part of the Caddick Group and is currently recruiting a Quantity Surveyor / Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have experience managing pre and post-contract commercial duties for civil engineering projects, particularly infrastructure works [roads and sewers].

The role would be office-based with a need to visit sites regularly. Typically, our projects range from £3m to £20m, and our annual turnover is over £15m.


Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for managing the pre- and post-contract commercial activities, your main responsibilities would be:

  • Maintaining high health and safety standards and ensuring full compliance with the company's health and safety policies and strategies.
  • Ensuring effective communication between site and office personnel in all matters relating to the commercial, contract, and programme delivery of projects.
  • Development and settlement of tenders including taking off quantities, material and subcontract enquiries, and pricing of works.

Commercial management of projects including but not limited to:

  • Change Management and Control
  • Placing of subcontracts and their subsequent management
  • Valuations / Applications for Payment
  • Forecasting
  • Cost Value Reconciliations and performance monitoring
  • Final Account settlement
  • Supporting the Site Management Team in all matters commercial and contract
  • Show a good behavioural example in all aspects of health and safety, organisation, conduct, quality of work, and professionalism


  • Excellent numeracy and skills in all Microsoft packages.
  • Experience and knowledge of estimating packages would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Knowledge of construction law and contractual terms.
  • Experience in the use of standard terms and conditions NEC & JCT.
  • Suitably qualified to degree standard or with extensive experience in the civil engineering contracting sector either currently working for a contractor or subcontractor as a QS or Estimator.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of construction particularly in the civil engineering sector and the relevant legislative requirements e.g., Health and Safety, NHBC requirements, and Building Regulations.
  • Excellent organisational skills and financial and commercial awareness.
  • Effectively manage time to meet deadlines.

Email CV & covering letter to Andy Leatham - andyleatham@caddick.co.uk

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