Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering - Altrincham

Full time

Altrincham, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi-discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an excellent time to join the business. 

We are currently recruiting for an Intermediate-level Quantity Surveyor to join our regional office in Altrincham. As part of the Energy team, you will be working on National Grid projects (Flood Alleviation/ISS schemes). Work comprises of civils and technology (sheet piling, precast concrete flood defence walls, pumping stations and full ISS security upgrades. Each project value is to £15m and the contract is NEC 3 Option A.

The role involves working as part of the commercial team and reporting to the Lead Quantity Surveyor and duties include but are not limited to;

  • Subcontract Payments
  • CVR's
  • Pricing
  • Report Writing
  • Valuations
  • Compensation Events
  • Take-off’s
  • Variations
  • Final Accounts
  • Claims 

Desired Skills / Background

  • HNC/HND/BSc in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management or by experience

It is essential that you must have a background in working on civil engineering contracts and having previously working on National Grid projects would be an advantage. You will have strong negotiation and communication skills, be able to work well under pressure and you should have a good grasp of NEC 3 Option  


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Free onsite parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Government workplace pension scheme

Equal Opportunities

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion                                                          




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