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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Maintenance & Bridges

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Norfolk.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, the suitable candidate will be responsible for:  

  • Supporting the preparation of monthly valuations and financial accounts in preparation for invoicing the customer, Norfolk County Council.  

  • Record, monitor and review the financial performance of contracts.  

  • Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations with a view to maximising returns under the provisions of the Contract Conditions and Company procedures, driving the reduction of debit and costs. 

  • Supporting regional initiatives leading to cost control and / or cost savings Produce accurate monthly commercial operating statements  

  • Ensuring compliance with company auditing and accounting procedures  

  • Managing measurement and valuation of works undertaken  

  • Take responsibility for a dedicated workstream for end to end delivery to ensure best financial value  

The Ideal Candidate

It is preferred, but not essential, that the successful candidate is;

  • educated to degree level in quantity surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND)
  • members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS
  • experienced of working on general civil engineering projects


The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • A passion for safety
  • Experience of using the NEC forms of contract
  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Numeracy and analytical ability
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Organisational ability
  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.
  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac Trading Limited


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