Quantity Surveyor - Boskalis Westminster UK
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Quantity Surveyor

Location: UK and Ireland
Department: Operations

Job description

The Quantity Surveyor will assist the Contract Support Engineer, Business Unit Managers, and Project Mangers with contractual and administrative matters relating to the execution of contracts and associated activities.

  • Providing commercial and contractual support to the Project Managers.
  • Financial reporting to senior management.
  • Procuring and managing sub–contractors.
  • Reviewing Tender and handover files after Contract award, informing the Contract Support Engineer of any potential contractual areas of concern and / or informing the project team accordingly.
  • As and when / if required assisting the Project Manager and Project Controllers with the preparation of the baseline project BCR.
  • As and when / if required assisting the Project Manager and Project Controllers with the preparation of the project BCR’s throughout the course of a project – specifically advising on potential revenues issues (additional works, claims, counter claims, etc.).
  • Liaising with the Project Manager during Contract execution and advising / assisting with aspects of contractual administration, including record keeping, monitoring variations, valuing variations / additional work, notice of claims, preparation and updating of Programs etc.
  • Attending site meetings to monitor and assist the Project Manager with any commercial issues. In consultation with Project Managers, prepare and submit monthly valuations and forecasts, including attending valuation meetings as necessary.
  • Preparation of monthly valuations for term maintenance contracts, including calculation of fuel and VOP indices.
  • Assisting the Contract Support Engineer with Claims preparation and submission.
  • Monitor the Debtors Schedule with the Accounts Department and chasing overdue payments.
  • As and when requested deputise for the Contract Support Engineer.
  • Keep an updated record of all Marine Licenses.
  • Ad Hoc Invoicing.
  • Contract support for Cofra, including monthly catch up meeting and advising on contracts.
  • Taking care of car insurance aspects including report and follow up of car accidents, organisation of breakdown cover and maintaining the insurance database.
  • Act as the main point of contact for Charters in the UK.
  • Act as the main point of contact for Smaller Capital Projects.
  • Other duties include: attending weekly site meetings to offer contractual support to PMs. 



Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Marine experience, preferably including some marine civil engineering.
  • Commercial and contractual awareness.
  • Computer literate.
  • Programming skills.
  • Basic knowledge of company insurances.
  • Self-Motivation.
  • Ability to forecast.
  • Knowledge of invoicing.
  • Knowledge of Charters.
  • Site based project experience.
  • Relevant degree (Postgraduate with min 4 years experience).

Salary circa £30,000 plus car. Great benefits.



Company information

Founded in 1933, Boskalis Westminster is one of the most experienced dredging and marine contracting companies in the UK. Along with our group subsidiaries, we have the capability to undertake any type of dredging and marine construction work including coastal, seabed protection, immersed tube tunnel construction, offshore services, rock and breakwater construction, environmental projects, marine drilling and blasting, port and waterway engineering and pipeline installation. Boskalis Westminster Ltd projects are executed in UK and Ireland.

We are a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Additional information

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to:

HR Department

Boskalis Westminster Ltd.

Westminster House

4 Crompton Way

Segensworth West



PO15 5SS

Or recruitment.wdc@boskalis.com