Carr - Quantity Surveyor - Sofia, Sofia-city, Bulgaria

Matthew Carr

Sofia, Sofia-city, Bulgaria


Quantity Surveyor


BSc Quantity Surveyor with a couple years experience.

Work History


Engineering Company

June 2013 - September 2013

Evaluated the project drawings making sure tender costs and material estimations were correct.
Used value engineering to make changes to the budget as well as incorporating ecological systems to reduce life cycle costs of the building and improve the efficiency rating and facilities management.
Organised the health and safety system and created a site specific plan with in keeping to the health and safety regulations.

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

TFE Enterprise Contractors - National Infrastructure Company

August 2012 - January 2013

I liaised with clients/building surveyors to produce estimates using a schedule of rates, mainly for insurance claims related to residential/commercial flooding or subsidence damage.
I negotiated and communicated with subcontractors in agreeing costs while making any variations to the schedule.
I visited properties to survey the scope of works, take measurements, drawings and agree any completed works.
I worked out individual job margins and monthly forecasts to monitor all monies and make requests for any payments required.

Quantity Surveyor

Rex Proctor and Partners Construction Consultancy

October 2010 - June 2011

Worked on large scale retail projects; main clients were leading supermarket chains in UK, this included new builds, refurbishments and petrol stations.
I worked both on my own and with other members of the team in checking bills of quantities and researching future projects.
I used IT equipment such as a digitiser and CATO.
I gained administrative experience and knowledge into how a construction consultancy firm works.
Collated and analysed historical data on individual material prices from past projects over a five year period to create a detailed database.

Apprentice Bench Joiner

R.N.Wooler Civil Engineering Company

September 2004 - September 2007

I learnt how to read construction drawings.
I had to work to deadlines and keep self-motivated to complete projects.
I worked individually and as a team member to produce products gaining excellent communication skills.
I had to be punctual and work on my own initiative which honed my problem solving abilities.

Qualifications & Certifications


Leeds Metropolitan University

Settle High School

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