Job Vacancy: Quantity Surveyor

Company/Role Overview

TRC Contracts is a market leading specialist and main contractor operating mainly in the high-end refurbishment sector in and around London. The company is long established and enjoys an enviable reputation based upon enhancing some of the UK’s most well-known built assets. Head office is in Market Harborough and travel to London once or twice a week is typical.

This is an opportunity to work closely with the Managing Director to build upon TRC’s existing commercial strengths. You will be responsible for the day to day commercial activities across a diverse range of projects, maximising value, margin and market share and advising junior Quantity Surveyors on commercial and contractual matters.

Key Responsibilities

Commercial and Contractual

• Preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations/applications in accordance with contractual dates.
• Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense by maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims
• Costing and agreement of variations and robust follow up to ensure payment.
• Recognising and advising Site Managers and Directors on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
• Procuring sub-contractors and supply chain management including raising orders, valuing works and certifying interim payments, agreeing variations and the final account figure.
• Reporting on the overall financial position of contracts.
• Assisting with tendering for projects.
• Satisfying client deadlines for estimates and quotations whilst applying principles of profit maximisation and protecting the company’s interests.

Experience and Qualifications:

• HNC, HND or Degree educated in Quantity Surveying (or related discipline)
• Minimum of 6 – 8 years post qualification experience.
• Strong contractual awareness especially JCT suite.
• Experience of preparing EOT/loss and expense claims.
• The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication skills along with a pro-active approach


• Salary Negotiable
• Holiday 20 days plus 8 bank holidays
• Pension

Job Vacancy: Full Time Buyer

We are hiring

TRC are looking to appoint a Buyer. You will be expected to have the following attributes:

  • Placing orders on Sage.
  • Liaising with subcontract companies.
  • Obtaining quotations from Contractors (scaffolder, Roofing, and Electrician).
  • Obtaining quotes from Alu & UPVC Window companies.
  • Comparing prices of materials and equipment to ensure the best price./li>
  • Compiling spreadsheets.
  • Checking invoices.
  • Ensuring full delivery of windows from Lithuania.
  • Supporting Account Manager and Admin Team.
  • Chasing deliveries and sorting order queries out.
  • Answering the phone.

Salary £19,000 – 22,0000 with 20 days holiday.

If interested, then please send your CV and covering letter to or or contact us on 01858 469 225.

Job Vacancy: Business Development Manager

Update 5th October 2016: Position Filled

TRC are a well-established timber window company, and to assist in our expansion plans we are looking to appoint a business development manager who will be reporting directly to the managing director.

You will have at least 5 years experience selling to the commercial clients in both the new and refurbishment market. The majority of time will be spent selling to main contractors and developers with the remaining time spent with Architects specifying our products.

You will be based at our head office in Market Harborough and will be working nationwide, but mainly in London, and will typically spend 3-4 days per week visiting clients. You will be expected to have the following attributes:

  • Must have a demonstrable track record of generating business with housebuilders, developers and ideally existing relationships.
  • Experience in generating tenders and managing budgets.
  • Comfortable with working autonomously.
  • Able to manage and expand existing relationships along with generating new business relationships.
  • Driven, communicative, influential and ambitious.

Salary £40,000 – 50,0000 plus package.

If interested, then please send your CV to or contact us on 01858 469 225.