Quantity Surveyor

April 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Quantity Surveyor

We're looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our North West Utilities Team for our Yorkshire Water and Severn Trent contracts. Working from home but visiting sites in Leek, Worksop, Branton and Scunthorpe. Within this role, you can enjoy working on some high value complex civil projects essential for the local communities they serve.

Location: within travel distance to Leek and Scunthorpe - remote working available, with occasional travel to the office and site required

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - flexible and part-time hours may be available if desired, just let us know


As a Quantity Surveyor, you'll be working within the North West Utility team, supporting them in managing works on schemes between £5m-£10m in value on both clean and dirty water treatment plants.

Your day to day will include:

  • Assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety
  • Working within the project teams liaising with the Commercial Lead, Project Engineers, Procurement Coordinators, Planners, Site Team Leaders and Site Managers.
  • Assisting in improving cost efficiency and creating an environment of out-performance.
  • Procurement of subcontractors in line with our commercial standards, ensuring best value for Kier and our client
  • Accurate monthly and quarterly forecasting

What are we looking for?

This role of Quantity Surveyor is great for you if:

  • You hold a degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying
  • Experience working with complex civil projects within utilities.
We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

We're proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance, and more
  • A competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave.
  • A fantastic matched pension scheme
  • Share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our sharesave and share incentive plans.
  • 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
  • Kier's Green Car Scheme
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website.

Who is Kier?

As a leading UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We take pride in bringing specialist knowledge, sector leading experience and fresh thinking to all that we do.

We are collaborative, trusted and focused, and we will empower you to achieve your career goals, and listen to your thoughts, ideas and challenges.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives. You can see more about our .

Closing Date: 27 April 2023

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.