Job Vacancy | Quantity Surveyor

Due to retirement, Meldrum Joinery & Building have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our award-winning team. Meldrum Joinery & Building, a family business, are one of Perthshire’s premier joinery & building contractors, and we hold several contracts with both the local council and national housing authorities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the business, a great team and to be part of continued growth and a solid pipeline of work. This role will play a crucial role in the continuous growth and success of the business.


  • Pricing contracts both bill of quantities and off drawings
  • Valuation of project works and producing final accounts
  • Producing and updating work programmes
  • Liaising with site managers, clients, contractors, and subcontractors throughout projects to ensure best commercial results are achieved, whilst maintaining relationships
  • Advising construction managers on contractual law and obligations
  • Tracking cost plans and programme delivery
  • Identifying and documenting changes in design and updating budgets
  • Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Visiting sites as and when required
  • Analyse subcontractor quotes, place orders and evaluate throughout projects
  • Ensure site teams deliver the commercial strategy correctly
  • Health & Safety awareness, producing Risk Assessments and contract documentation

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum HND in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • ACRICS qualified, preferred
  • Several years experience of being a QS
  • Demonstrate experience and capabilities of managing all pre and post contract activities
  • Commercially aware with excellent attention to detail to ensure all valuations or final accounts are recorded correctly and accurately
  • Highly motivated and can work autonomously, whilst equally being a great team player
  • Ability to thrive in a busy environment, delivering under pressure and working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise, plan and strategise
  • Experience of Microsoft software, specifically Excel
  • A full, valid driver’s license

Salary & Benefits 

  • Generous pension contribution
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Working hours: 8-5 Mon-Thu, 8-4 Fri
  • Fuel allowance

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to

Due to the number of applicants expected, only candidates who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Please assume that if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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