Quantity Surveyor


Our clients SPEN are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team based in Glasgow.

Role: Quantity Surveyor
Company: Scotish Power Energy Networks
Duration: 12 months initially
Location: St Vincent Crescent, Glasgow

The Quantity Surveying (QS) position sits within SPD, reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor. The job holder will deliver commercial support, expertise and knowledge from pre-tender to final account for a portfolio of network asset installation. Providing effective commercial advice and delivering against the business targets.


  • Control external contract expenditure through appropriate scope control, change management, technical and financial verification processes in specific licence area.
  • Monitor and implement contractual obligations with respect to notifications, payments and commercial correspondence.
  • Audit District behaviour and provide timely and constructive challenge on commercial processes and administration of contracts.
  • Manage the contractual relationships to resolve disputes promptly and directly interface with senior contractor delivery staff.
  • Agree value of works done for interim and progress payments with contractors.
  • Represent the SP Energy Networks at negotiation meetings.
  • Take responsibility for your personal development.
  • Involve the team in finding solutions to areas where performance is not on target.


  • Degree in quantity surveying, or equivalent (essential)
  • Experience of being a Quantity Surveyor in a contractor role (essential)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Awareness of construction legislation
  • Expertise working with FIDIC Yellow Book, FIDIC Short Form and NEC Option B
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