Vacancy: Quantity Surveyor – Prime Residential


Salary Range £35k to £70k

Mouldings are looking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an expanding team to help with the cost management of high quality prime residential building projects in a very privileged niche of the construction industry. This includes working for high profile clients on some of the UK’s finest buildings.

This position will require a head office base, with regular visits to site. There may also be the flexibility to work from home on occasion.

This position will work alongside the directors and will have the opportunity to develop the role and the team over the longer term.

Day to Day

  • Developing and managing Budget Cost Plans
  • Compiling valuations on live projects
  • Compiling measured Bills of Quantities to determine accurate Cost Plans
  • Compiling subcontractor and supplier packages
  • Valuation, reconciliation and review of subcontractor and supplier packages
  • Liaising and negotiating with clients QS team to agree pricing and valuation levels


  • RICS accredited degree qualification in Quantity Surveying 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in traditional and high-quality construction and restoration
  • Good knowledge of traditional methods of construction
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commercially astute
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of JCT contract law, structure and process
  • Experience of contract management
  • Procurement (subcontract) experience
  • Stable career history


  • Working in a very niche and high-quality sector of the construction industry
  • Competitive employment packages are tailored around the individual
  • Salary will be dependent upon the individual’s experience and level of qualification
  • Working with a well-established, solid, and progressive family owned and family managed business, based either at the main office near Salisbury or WFH
  • Regular visits to sites within Wiltshire, Hampshire, North Dorset and South Somerset 
  • In house training and development

The Souths leading residential building firm

Established in 1798, R. Moulding & Co is an 8th generation family owned and managed business, specialising in high-end residential building projects. The work varies from large multi-million-pound country house schemes to smaller residential extensions or renovations. We pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality, premium service, no matter how big or small the project is. The company operates within a 50-mile radius of Salisbury and employs over 100 craftsmen. It has its own joinery workshop, and is one of the few specialist companies in the region that has the scale and skills to deliver the range and quality of work, from large country house restoration projects to new builds, as well as smaller high-quality refurbishments, extensions and maintenance contracts.

The company is also responsible for maintaining all the main English Heritage sites in the area, including well-known tourist destinations such as Stonehenge, Lulworth Castle, Old Sarum Castle and Tintagel Castle.

No recruitment agencies please. 
Please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected].