Ogilvie Construction

Project Quantity Surveyor

Why join Ogilvie Construction?

Ogilvie Construction Ltd deliver building projects in both the public and private sector. We are a multi-skilled organisation and pride ourselves on our people and recruiting the best talent. We provide a rewarding and challenging working environment for all our employees, and we understand the benefits of a talented workforce.

Due to the on-going success of our developments in Aberdeen, we have an opportunity for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

The role:

Joining the team of Contract Surveyors, you will be responsible for managing commercial aspects of projects and identifying opportunities for increasing profit margins.

  • To undertake the day to day commercial/surveying activities of allocated projects
  • Continuous liaison with the Project Manager to ensure understanding of commercial matters relating to the project and support successful operational delivery
  • Development of project cost plans and working closely with the design team and operational colleagues through the pre-construction process
  • Procurement of subcontract work packages, issuing detailed tender reports in advance of subcontractor appointments
  • Measuring and valuing works carried out on site
  • Formulation of monthly valuations, commercial reporting, the identification and valuation or variations and the control of expenditure
  • Recognise H&S, risk and margin when carrying out all works
  • Ensure adherence to sub-contracts and assist with sub-contractor payments

About you

Do you:

  • Have an honours degree in Quantity Surveying?
  • Have at least 5 years Construction experience in a Contracting Quantity Surveying role? *Preferred*

Are you:

  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel and Word?
  • Able to work independently and manage own workload but also work effectively as part of a team?


  • Early finish Friday (3:30pm)
  • 32 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Access to Well-being Champions and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Generous contributory personal Pension Scheme
  • Salary exchange pension with employer NI savings included
  • Profit share scheme
  • Excellent death in service cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 5 counselling sessions