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James Scott

9th August 2017

James Scott Quantity Surveyor

What is your role?

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

What is it like working for Soben Contract & Commercial?

I enjoy it as I am kept very busy for someone just starting their first quantity surveying job. The Soben team are incredibly talented and professional – they are there to help me whenever I need it.

What projects have you worked on for Soben?

One Nine Elms, Google HQ London, RAD Energy Centre.

What is your favourite project and why?

One Nine Elms, as it has been the busiest project for me and the project I have been involved in more than any other so far.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

If all goes to plan, qualified in quantity surveying with a degree – AND still working with the same company full-time.

What keeps you sane at work?

The people around me for when I need help. And the atmosphere isn’t as pressured as I thought it would be..

What hobbies do you have?

Keeping fit, socialising, ice skating.

Favourite colour?


Favourite holiday destination?

Canada has been my favorite holiday so far.

Favourite film?

Django Unchained.