• Title
    Quantity Surveyor
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor in our Reading office. This is an opportunity to play a leading role in the development of Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions' project and cost management services through a variety of established frameworks and opportunities in both the public and private sectors.


    You will join a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy team, providing technical advice and pre-contract QS services to a range of building, infrastructure and residential development clients. Your work will be interesting, broad and varied and you will use your expertise to provide cost advice across a variety of projects and sectors. You will be self-motivated and can expect to get involved in pre-contract estimating, investment appraisals, option studies, value engineering and tender documentation as well as post contract activities and technical advice including contract administration, change and cost management. This is a permanent staff position with the opportunity to establish and grow a sustainable team.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • BSc/BSc Hons Quantity Surveying and with a professional membership 
    • Experience of the provision of pre-contract QS services and risk management on new build, refurbishment, residential development and infrastructure projects
    • Experience in Whole Life Costs and procurement methods
    • Experience of working in multi-company, multi-disciplinary development teams
    • Demonstrable technical competence
    • Competent in the use of Management Information Systems to analyse and measure performance and then derive action plans
    • Experience or awareness of either NEC or JCT guidelines

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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