Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Bonnyrigg Perth
  • Category: Commercial
  • Salary: Competitive
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BEAR Scotland is a leading road maintenance and management service provider in Scotland, maintaining and improving Scottish Motorways and Trunk Roads including bridges and structures through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country.

We develop and build local management and delivery teams in each area where we provide our services. These teams are supported by both national partners and local suppliers to provide an economic, flexible, resilient and sustainable service.

BEAR is an alliance of three highly successful organisations who are prominent in the United Kingdom roads sector – Vinci/Eurovia, Jacobs and Breedon – joining together to provide trunk road network management and maintenance solutions to Transport Scotland.

Collectively these organisations span the world, allowing us to call on the global strength and expertise of our shareholders where required.


About the opportunity:

We are seeking the appointment of Quantity Surveyors and Assistant Quantity Surveyors to join our team, who have proven commercial delivery experience gained across a range of projects in a multi-disciplinary term maintenance environment.  With a sound understanding of commercial management, contract and valuation principles.

The successful candidates will provide a full range of pre and post contract quantity surveying and commercial management services.


Job Responsibilities:

Include, but not limited to the following:

  • Utilise BEAR best practice tools and processes to support the effective commercial delivery and management
  • Support the Commercial Manager to manage projects through the entire project lifecycle.
  • Support and input into procurement and tendering processes and evaluation/award of subcontracts.
  • Be proficient in measurement for schedules of works and bills of quantities production.
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations with subcontractors and issue recommendations for payment.
  • Attend client and progress and measurement meetings and provide input and support to the Contract.
  • Price and prepare monthly financial reports that contribute to the overall preparation of the Valid Statement and cashflow forecasts.


Here’s What You Will Need:

  • Degree/Diploma educated in quantity surveying or other relevant commercial management qualification
  • Working knowledge of civil engineering standard forms of contract and methods of measurement
  • Full pre- and post-contract QS knowledge and experience.
  • Good general commercial and contract awareness.
  • To be good team player.
  • Able to act on own initiative.
  • Experience working on civil engineering and/or infrastructure projects, would be desirable but not essential.



We believe that the people who work with us are our greatest asset and, in order for us to succeed, we make sure we retain and attract a talented, innovative and dedicated team. In return, we offer:

  • A tailored, competitive salary
  • Company car or allowance alternative
  • Pension & Life Assurance
  • 28 days annual leave, plus 4 bank holidays
  • Professional Subscription – 1 per year
  • BEAR Rewards – Shopping discounts & Cashback
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible/Hybrid working
  • Development and progression plan


Grow your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, flourish, and succeed.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all our employees

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