Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Exciting Career Opportunity - Graduate Quantity Surveyor

As a result of our continued growth, we are recruiting a superb new role and looking for a fantastic team member to join us as a Graduate QS supporting our business across the South East of the UK.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Does working on major motorway and junction improvements in the SE sound appealing? Are you looking to progress your career? Are you seeking a long-term opportunity where you can make a real difference on the day to day business? Are you confident, and driven and do you enjoy working in an environment with a strong team spirit?

If so, this truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary traffic management services throughout the UK, providing physical and digital traffic controls to ensure that works are carried out safely and workers and the general public are safe.

Managing traffic for organisations working within Utilities, Rail, High Speed Network, Local Authorities and Events we place huge emphasis on our performance and ability to deliver, meet and exceed our clients expectations. We give expert support from the consultation and design phase, right through to work completion and sign-off.

We believe our employees are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We are proud of them and the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we are the UK's leading independent traffic management company.

About the role:

Reporting directly to the Regional Commercial Manager, the successful applicant will administer contracts, invoice, valuate projects, present data and work alongside finance for accurate month end reporting.

Your main roles and responsibilities are:

• Preparing estimates and quotations for a variety of clients
• Advising on contractual claims
• Reviewing contracts, identifying risk and opportunities
• Applying for annual increase in rates
• Raising applications and providing relevant back-up
• Cash collection and management of Aged Debt
• Providing timely reports to Senior Leadership Team
• Managing costs, assessing and passing for payment
• Procurement strategy input
• Inputting into budgets and forecasts for reporting
• Liaising with subcontractors and effectively assessing their invoices and applications for payment
• Managing change control (Compensation events, early warnings)
• Preparing and updating Earned Value Management Reports
• Preparing for and attending monthly Management Accounts meetings
• Providing information and evidence for KPI measurements

About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are commercially aware, logical, meticulous, and engaging in the way you work. You have great communication both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You thrive working on your own initiative, solving problems and are a sound team player. Travel to our Head Office and our other UK depots will be required, so a valid UK driving licence, own transport, and a willingness to travel is essential.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

• Minimum of HNC qualification or suitable level of relevant experience
• Strong numeracy, reporting writing and presentation ability (cost & value)
• Strong Excel knowledge
• Commercially aware and financially astute
• Great communication skills and client care
• Ability to prioritise and manage several tasks or projects to deadline and/or budget
• Ability to use own initiative and work under direction when required


• Working knowledge of NEC3/4 Contracts
• RICS or ICES membership
• Traffic Management knowledge

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity and would like to be part of the UKs leading Traffic Management company, then don't delay! send your CV and covering letter and apply today!

*Please note - due to high volumes of applications, previous applicants need not apply*

We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK


  • HNC, Communication Skills, Excel