Junior Commercial Quantity Surveyor


If this role sounds like your ideal job we’d love to hear from you; salary is dependent upon experience so please send your CV  to vacancies@duoplc.com

Closing date for applications is 12.00 p.m. on 11/11/2019

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for a position with our company. Please be advised that due to the high number of CVs received we are not able to respond to all applicants, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date your application will not have been successful.

Junior Commercial Quantity Surveyor

The successful Junior Quantity Surveyor will be working on a variety of projects within the construction, material handling and manufacturing industry and will be working on projects across a range of sectors including: Aggregate Processing, Steel Erection, Ship to Stores, Energy to Waste, Cement Works, Manufacturing Products and Production Systems, Water Management Systems, Government Projects, Commercial Products, Rail loading systems, both design and fabrication of metalwork and pipe welding. Based in Meriden, West Midlands.

You will be responsible for ensuring strong control on variations on all ongoing secured contracts, whilst maximising profitability by strong commercial management of contract works, variations and final accounts. Ensure a robust system of cost allocation is followed and preparation of internal cost reports on a weekly and monthly basis.


Some of your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:To aid the Head of Duo Engineering in cost control and forecasting with analysing trend`(peaks and troughs).

Identification and substantiation of compensation events, variations, extensions of time claim to a NEC3 format.

Manage reporting of provisions on all live contracts to allow info to be re-measured.

Attend monthly commercial meetings to review live tender lists and prioritise key tenders.

Report on weekly progress and liaise with site team regarding progress and work planning.

To construction and manage reporting systems to the Head of Engineering

Main Duties/Responsibilities:   

  • Monitoring and submitting accurate tenders.
  • Estimating time, labour and material costs by using feasibility studies.
  • Maintaining and reviewing jobs to check efficiency and consistency.
  • Understanding client’s needs, requirements and attending meetings.
  • Undertaking a range of traditional quantity surveying services, including:
  • Cost planning
  • Tender Documentation
  • Tender Reporting
  • Production of Bills of Quantities
  • Other duties to be discussed as required
  • The ability to understand and quantify CAD drawings.
  • Time management skills – prioritising accordingly.
  • A knowledge of construction builds, manufacturing or material handling.
  • The knowledge and ability to identify tendering opportunities
  • NEC 3 contract understanding or working towards.
  • Tracking KPI systems/methods
  • Budget systems
  • Plotting money in and money out – payment milestones

Case filing to protect the business legally and financially