Border Oak

We're Hiring: Quantity Surveyor

We are seeking a proactive, organised, and driven individual to undertake a full spectrum of Quantity Surveying duties to support delivery of bespoke residential contracts in the self-build market. We pride ourselves on exemplary customer service and you will be joining an ambitious company that rewards dedication and passion to building beautiful handcrafted oak framed buildings of unsurpassed quality.

You will work closely with the Commercial Director, Buyers, Estimator, and Project Managers to ensure delivery of clients’ requirements to budget.

Duties include:

  • Analysis and preparation of project costings by scheduling materials, labour, and time estimates.
  • Prepare BOQs in collaboration with the designers and project managers, as appropriate, to inform procurement.
  • Various procurement duties, preparation of tender/contract documents, as required.
  • Processing variations to contract and various cost control tasks, appropriate for delivering bespoke homes.
  • Analyse outcomes and develop responses to mitigate commercial risk.

The successful application will be a motivated QS looking to use their knowledge and experience to deliver projects for everyday people; appreciating a personally rewarding niche of the construction industry. 

An open, growing, supportive family culture awaits the right candidate.

Salary: £35 to £50k, dependent on experience and accompanied by generous bonus and company pension schemes. Flexible working arrangements are negotiable. 

Border Oak are a family run business specialising in bespoke handmade oak framed structures and sustainable development. Border Oak revived the lost craft of green oak framing more than 40 years ago and have a long history of innovation and market creation - alongside a passionate belief in what we create and how we deliver our services. Our portfolio includes houses of all descriptions, commercial and international projects together with domestic buildings across the UK and worldwide.

To apply, send a covering note and your CV to

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