Quantity Surveyor

Full time

Exeter, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering have been awarded a place on the South West Water Framework and we have an immediate requirement for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

The framework, which also includes the Bournemouth Water and Bristol Water regions will provide the Trant Process and Water sector with a portfolio of work on water and wastewater non-infrastructure assets over the next 10 years across AMP8 and AMP9.

The Quantity Surveyor will report to the Commercial Manager for the South West Water Framework and will also work closely with the project teams to manage the commercial function for projects under their control. Applicants should be fully conversant with the NEC suite of contracts.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Valuations
  • Change Control / Compensation Events
  • Subcontractor Procurement
  • CVR's
  • Early Warnings
  • Updating Risk Register
  • Monthly Commercial Reporting
  • Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Subcontractor Payments
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Final accounts 
  • Desired Skills / Background
  • HNC/HND/BSc in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management or by experience (Essential)
  • Working knowledge of NEC Suite of Contracts (Essential)
  • A background of working within the water industry (Preferred but not essential)

About Trant:

Trant Engineering has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully design & deliver complex engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 750 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a targeted turnover of £150m this year, it is an exciting time to join a business where you can reach your full potential and develop your career.


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + 8 bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working (based on a core-hours system)
  • Hybrid working where possible
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bike to Work 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, gender, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please contact lynne.crawford@trant.co.uk or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 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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