Quantity Surveyor

Due to continuing expansion, WM Donald has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work within the company based in our office at Inverness.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will have to demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and commitment to providing a quality service. Successfully manage all financial aspects of a project pre and post contract. Minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while achieving the required quality, safety, and environmental standards. Liaise with clients and develop cost plans and estimates in line with their requirements.

Key responsibilities:-

Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities and cash flow forecasts.

Undertake costs analysis and reporting on project work (pre and post contract).

Assist in establishing the client's requirements and undertake budget cost studies which reflect these requirements.

Perform risk /value management and cost control.

Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks.

Prepare and analyse costs for tenders.

Obtain quotations and preparing subcontract documents for subcontractors.

Provide advice on and assisting with the preparation of contractual claims.

Analyse outcomes of and writing detailed progress reports.

Prepare interim valuations, final accounts and arranging payments.

Maintain awareness of the various civil engineering contracts in current use.

Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

Maintain Document logs and registers.

Liaise with contract staff, suppliers and clients.

Implement and maintain company procedures and contract administrative systems.

Use a variety of software packages including Easy Earthworks, Excel, Word, Project,


Applicants must hold the Minimum Requirements:

- Good written and oral communication skills

-Commercial acumen and financial awareness

-Minimum 5 years Site Supervisory experience in civil works

-Results orientated

-Good problem solving skills

Ability to:

-develop new skills.

-work on own initiative

-meet financial and company deadlines.

-work as part of a team.

-Demonstrate an understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001

- General IT literacy.

Microsoft Office package – Intermediate levels.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary and benefits package dependant on experience and role
  • Full training and future training given to all successful candidates
  • Employer contributed pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave (Inc. statutory bank holidays and Christmas and New Year Closure)

How To Apply

Please apply by emailing CV to hr@wmdonald.co.uk or telephone 01569 730 590 for further information.