About the role

Amazing infrastructure isn't the only thing that gets built here. Incredible careers do too. Join our Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick team as a Quantity Surveyor on our London based Projects and you can build something to be proud of here.

What you'll be doing

As a/an Quantity Surveyor you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects.
  • Supporting senior members of the commercial team in delivering the varied commercial duties as well as being responsible for procuring and managing our supply chain.
  • Actively seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality for our Customers.
  • Measure, record & value work in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures.
  • Build up estimates from first principle including net and gross estimates.
  • Translate measurement from drawings and Specifications and prepare Bills of Quantities and Schedules of rates.
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements.
  • Review weekly, monthly, section programmes of works.
  • Plan commercial activities to meet requirements of section programmes.
  • Record and document information including registration of interest.
  • Undertakes customer and stakeholder management for their area of responsibility.
  • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors.

Who we're looking for

The following qualifications are essential:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent.

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Achievement Focus (Achieving Results)
  • Previous Commercial Work experience
  • Industry knowledge

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.

Responsible for close to 2 billion of turnover annually, our teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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