Quantity Surveyor


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor
to join a market leading Construction Consultancy based in Nottingham.

Priding themselves on their collaborative culture, my client offers you the chance to become an integral part of their business, giving you the chance to truly shine!

Please note - if you are an Assistant Quantity Surveyor
seeking the next stage of your
career, your application WILL be considered for this role.


Our client is a market-leading Chartered Quantity Surveying Practice based in Nottingham, delivering a range of quantity surveying and project management services on a wide variety of projects across the UK.

With an abundance of skillsets and decades of experience, our client has successfully delivered exciting schemes & projects across several industry sectors such as residential, healthcare, industrial, commercial and conservation.

Forward-thinking and employee-focused, our client is dedicated to their people and their culture. They provide an inclusive and supportive atmosphere which promotes development, support and tailored career progression pathways for all.


As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Taking the lead on a range of construction projects and supervising the work of the assistants and apprentices in your team and helping them to fulfil their potential.
  • Acting as the principal point of contact with the project client and the other consultants on the design team pre and post contract.
  • Actively looking to take on additional responsibility and able to stand in for the Associate or Senior QS when they are unavailable.
  • Following the company Quality Management System in the delivery of all services.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing excellent time management strategies.
  • Treating all clients to exceptional level of service.
  • Undertaking a minimum of 20 hours Continuing Professional Development every year.


The successful Quantity Surveying candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Cost Management or a related field.
  • Ideally, a Chartered member of the RICS, or a commitment to achieve Chartered status within 3 years of starting
  • Comprehensive experience in running own projects quantity surveying and / or employer’s agent or project management for either a Private Practice, Construction Company or related organisation.
  • Proficiency in measurement, ideally using CostX Measurement Software.
  • Experience in running projects independently.
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Skilled negotiator.
  • Driving licence and own car.
  • Willingness to travel to sites across the UK as required


  • Highly competitive salary (£40,000 - £60,000 + package, depending on experience)
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Bonus schemes
  • Car allowance & mileage
  • 25 days holiday increasing to a maximum of 30 days based upon time served, plus Public and Bank Holidays.
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Day.
  • 24hr GP and Well-being
  • services.
  • 3 x Annual Salary – Life Assurance.
  • Sharesave Scheme.
  • Hybrid working (2 days from home) following successful completion of probation.

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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