Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Published: October 4, 2018
Job Type
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Start Date


Abatec are currently recruiting for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join our client, a regional building contractor who work on a variety of major new build, renovation and refurbishment projects throughout Devon, Cornwall & Somerset. This position will either be site based in Tiverton or working out of the Head Office located near Paignton, working on a variety of projects ranging in value from £2m - £6m throughout the Residential, Commercial, Education, Industrial and Health Care sectors.

As a Graduate Quantity Surveyor, you will:

  • Measure material/quantities required for site by analysing drawings.
  • Liaise with subcontractors for quotations.
  • Compare prices from different costs.
  • Chase subcontractors for prices.
  • Prepare Subcontract orders for approval by QS / Senior QS.
  • Assist with the procurement on designated projects.
  • Prepare subcontract payments with current contracts and final accounts/ check retention value.
  • Pass quotation costs to Senior Quantity Surveyor for authorisation, approval or feedback.
  • Adhere to budgets and source quotations which provide best value and best quality.
  • Visit site to observe progress of works including recording any subcontract issues.

Our client requires a Graduate Quantity Surveyor with:

  • NVQ Level 3, A Level’s, HNC, Degree or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience.
  • Good knowledge including Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • £25,000 - £35,000 per annum DOE
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Additional benefits

If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Hayley Fisher on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 128455. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

We are always looking for candidates for similar positions, so please register your details with us to hear about similar opportunities that you may be interested in.

Abatec Ltd. is working as an employment agency on behalf of a client.


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