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Jackson is a regionally structured civil engineering firm, working out of seven offices across the country. Our regional set-up means that, on the whole, we're able to get our staff home to their families each night.

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers. But don't take our word for it, take a look at the videos at the bottom of this page to find out why our people love working for Jackson.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Here at Jackson we are a big believer that happy people do a good job!

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people on the ground who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers.

We are now on the lookout for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to work out of the Mereworth or Chertsey office. Types of work will include Highways, Earthworks, Infrastructure, Structures, River and Sea Defence.

You will mainly be responsible for managing the commercial aspect of schemes, from the site start up to the final account. You will seek to manage project costs and enhance value as part of the site team, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Main Duties

  • Support and mentoring of junior staff
  • Maximise profitability on contracts
  • Monitoring contract costs against budgets
  • Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
  • Preparation of estimates
  • Procurement of sub-contractors, including preparation of sub contract documents
  • Assessment and certification of interim and final payments to subcontractors
  • Preparation and agreeing main contract variations
  • Assist in the preparation of documents for resolution of disputes (adjudications / arbitrations and the like)
  • Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedure

Are you the person we are looking for?

This is no ordinary company, here at Jackson we pride ourselves on being a first class firm and for that we need first class people!

We’re after an ambitious individual with great communication skills, who is confident with a flexible approach.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment as well as handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy and IT skills.

The ideal candidate must have experience working on highways and structure schemes and experience as a SQS working with the NEC form of contract.

RICS or ICES would be desirable but not essential.

We also offer some fantastic perks!

We don’t just offer a great place to work with a family feel atmosphere, we also offer life assurance cover (4 x annual salary), company car or car allowance, company pension scheme (we match up to 6%), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join a well-established, positive, no nonsense company then we want to hear from you!

Please email your CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance or adjustments on 01473 238300.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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