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Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Posted on: 08/01/2020  |  Applications closing date: 30/11/2019

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Salary: £26,000 per annum

Hours of work:

Job description

Graduate Quantity Surveyor: 

  • Are you a recent graduate within quantity surveying and are now looking to ‘kick start’ your career within this sector?
  • Maybe you already have some experience working in a similar position and are looking for a new challenge?
  • Would you enjoy a position where you’ll be responsible for assisting the Quantity Surveyor in their day-to-day duties?
  • Would carrying out analysis of subcontract quotations to ensure like-for-like tender comparisons be something you’d be confident doing?
  • Maybe you’d enjoy preparing subcontract enquiry packages?
  • Does the opportunity to work for a friendly, growing and well established building company appeal to you?
  • Are you looking for a long-term career and not just a job?

If you answer ‘YES’ to the above, then this position could be the exciting career opportunity you’re looking for as a ”Graduate Quantity Surveyor’ and the TalentHQ Recruitment team would love to hear from you…


  • Assist the Quantity Surveyor in their day-to-day duties including;
  • Carry out analysis of subcontract quotations to ensure like-for-like tender comparisons
  • Prepare stage payment breakdowns
  • Attend site-based Pre-order meetings with subcontractors
  • Assess and value variation claims
  • Prepare subcontract contract documents
  • Prepare monthly in-house valuations & cost forecasts

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office, in particular Excel.
  • Strong organisational skills with proficient time management skills.
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel.
  • Be willing to listen and learn
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Ability to be calm under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise a changing workload

Job reference: thq663

To apply for this position send us your CV, quoting job reference thq663, to 

Thank you for your application. However, due to the volume of applicants who apply to vacancies, if you have not heard from a member of the TalentHQ Recruitment team within 7 days to please accept that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. TalentHQ Recruitment wish you good luck with your application and job search!

About TalentHQ Recruitment

TalentHQ Ltd are an “Award Winning” recruitment agency which is headed up by a team of talented consultants. Within our HQ we specialise in adding ‘talent’ within Temporary & Permanent positions across all Business Support roles from Junior to Senior Management. We are proud to work with a leading number of blue-chip companies as well as smaller SMEs businesses throughout the UK.

Awards: FSB Hertfordshire – Best New Business – Winners 2014 & Most Inspiring New Business 2015.