Quantity Surveyor - Energy Transition

Arcadis Global

Quantity Surveyor - Energy Transition

Salary Not Specified

Arcadis Global, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 30 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 72cf1dbbda224f8b8d58872b7f8ce35a

Full Job Description

We work to protect our natural environment and water resources, while powering our world for future generations. Around the world, we're feeling the effects climate change, rapid urbanization, loss of biodiversity. The rate at which we're seeing large-scale, unforeseen events such as floods and wildfires, is becoming more frequent. We are here to protect our natural environment and water resources, while powering our world for future generations.

The energy landscape as we know it is rapidly transforming; generating and processing enough energy is a big challenge. Join our Energy team and you will be part of an industry-leading team, where you can apply your skills to national energy transition challenges including several offshore mega projects.

As part of our Cost Management team, you'll be involved in a wide range of projects from global and high profile to small and impactful, ensuring they're delivered on time and to budget. Your expertise in planning, estimating, budgeting and managing costs will drive growth and smarter working.

Role accountabilities:

As a Quantity Surveyor you will join an integrated commercial and project management team delivering a wide range of Energy projects for our clients, you can expect to work across the full project life cycle from supporting the creation of procurement strategies through the tender process and post contract administration.

You will work with collaborative behaviours, in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation to deliver the best possible result for our clients.

  • Experience in Forms of Contract (NEC and/or FIDIC) within the construction industry and major projects and programme environment (power, oil & gas, water, rail, etc.), ideally power.

  • Understanding of contract performance measurement, risk management and change and claim management.

  • Good negotiating, influencing and communication skills to command professional respect at all levels is essential.

  • Effective commercial / contract management in both pre- and post-contract skills are essential, with clear knowledge of best practice contract methodologies.

  • Experience working within a regulated sector would be beneficial.

  • Membership of (or working toward) the RICS / CIPS / CICES / IOB or equivalent professional body

  • Specific project experience with delivery of HV cables and equipment is welcomed.

  • Having a background in HV Power and Energy is beneficial; however

    Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world's most complex challenges and deliver more impact together., Why Become an Arcadian?


  • We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It's why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

    You'll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you'll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

    Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

    Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

    We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

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