Posted Date:  13 Jul 2024
Posting End Date:  24/07/2024
Company:  Severn Trent Water Limited
Department:  Capital Delivery Treatment
Salary (£):  £40,000 - £52,000

Quantity Surveyor

Are you an experienced Commercial professional looking to expand your skills and experience? Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for something new? Perhaps you are an Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking for a step up? 


Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.


Which is why we are investing over £2billion into construction projects over the next five years to improve the services we provide.


Within our Capital Commercial Department, we are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Waste Networks team.






We’re looking for Quantity Surveyors who are up for something different, to join a successful, diverse and highly engaged team within our Capital Commercial team.


  • In this role you will be Commercially responsible for a portfolio of construction project, working closely with our design and project management teams to manage internal and external stakeholders, whilst ensuring value for money.
  • Key to your success in the role will be the confidence to develop sourcing and contract strategies; to draft, and negotiate work orders with our contractors below or inline with our budgets. 
  • Supporting our Project Managers to make sure contracts are managed, including assessment of contract events and applications for payment, issuing contract notifications, and leading on dispute resolution.




We want people who show up and roll their sleeves up. Do you have a passion to be part of something bigger, something ground breaking whether that’s for the environment or your community. We’d love to hear from you if…


  • You’re a Quantity Surveyor or have experience in procurement and are looking to progress your career in a place where you will be supported to grow every of the way
  • Have excellent communication skills to liaise and influence a wide range of stakeholders
  • Attention to detail to ensure compliance with our procedures and accurate reporting through our systems
  • Have a passion for delivering great value for customers


Don’t worry if you don’t have a background in the utility sector – we welcome anyone with the relevant transferable skills and a can-do attitude. In return, we will support you every step of the way in your career journey with us, and that includes sponsoring your professional qualifications and investing in your ongoing development through our career progression framework.


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too. 


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you? 


We do more, because we care.




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:


  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 additional days per year)  
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £2,250 depending on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)  
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers  
  • Family friendly policies  
  • Two volunteering days per year  




We can’t wait to hear from you.     


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at   


And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media.   


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!