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Quantity Surveyor

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Hillhouse Group is a family-owned business operating throughout Scotland. The company is a major supplier of aggregates, asphalt, readymix concrete, concrete products and road surfacing and civil engineering services to the construction industry and civil engineering sectors.


HG Contracts is the Contracting Division of Hillhouse Quarry Group, and we are seeking a highly motivated, professional, competent and commercially aware Quantity Surveyor to work within the commercial team. The successful candidate will report directly to the Commercial Manager and will be responsible for monitoring and reporting the commercial performance of various projects carried out by the Contracting Department.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


Assist with the commercial management of projects.
Administer, measure and value elements of projects including preparation of variations/ compensation events.
Take off quantities from construction drawings.
Obtain subcontractor/material quotes in line with specification detail.
Ensure payment applications are submitted by cut-off date and all subcontract documents for approval by deadline including assisting in the control of various subcontract packages from enquiry through to final account.
Attend site visits to measure and assess progress.


Person Profile:


Proven experience working in a road surfacing / civil engineering role.
Must possess excellent organisational skills to be able to meet deadlines and plan / prioritise workloads.
Communication and negotiation skills.
Time management and planning skills.
Commercially aware.
Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
Full UK driving license – essential.


Job Type: Full-time (39 Hour Contract)

Salary: £35,000 – £50,000 – depending on experience.


You will also be eligible for the following:

32 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
Training opportunities
Employer contribution pension plan (after 3 months of service)
Cycle to work scheme
On-site parking


Work Location: Paisley


Application deadline: 12th May 2024

Reference ID: HQG8/24


Hillhouse Quarry Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender or religion.

Please do not apply for this role if you do not currently have the legal right to work in the UK, or if that right is about to expire. We do not offer sponsorship for any vacancies.

We will only contact applicants who are being invited for interview.