Senior Quantity Surveyor - East Sussex

Full time

East Sussex, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, 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 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the business, working to deliver a £15m Design & Build project for Southern Water in East Sussex. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for managing all of the commercial function for the project and applicants should be fully conversant with NEC Option C.

This position reports to the Commercial Manager for the Process & Water team and 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 Option C Form of Contract (Essential)
  • A background of working within the water (Preferred)

Company Benefits

We are keen to receive applications from individuals who are currently working in a Senior or Lead QS role, managing the full commercials on projects valued £10m - £20m. It is important that applicants must have excellent communication and must hold a full driving licence. In return, we offer excellent career progression, the opportunity to work on interesting schemes and full support in achieving professional qualifications/chartership.

  • A competitive salary.
  • Company car or car allowance.
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays.
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Bike to Work Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.

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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