Curriculum Vitae

Stephen B Hodgson BSc MRICS

Current Projects

  • Builders estimating
  • Bills of quantities for builders and homeowners
  • Property development feasibility
  • Groundworkers estimating and claims
  • Painters estimating
  • Steelwork fabricators financial management 
  • Building & Homebuyer surveys
  • Rental Condition surveys
  • Dispute adjudication


Integrity with impartiality and a quality service with attention to detail. 

Key Skills

Pre start on site

  • Site surveys and inspection
  • Specification writing and detailing
  • Architectural and structural design
  • Defects, snagging and structural design
  • Take-offs & Bills of Quantities, estimates & cost planning
  • Housing development feasibility
  • Scheduling and resourcing
  • Obtaining quotations and buying
  • Advanced ordering and site establishment
  • Programming & planning
  • Contracts

During the work

  • Setting out the physical work on site
  • Organising resources
  • Checking details work, designing any changes
  • Ensuring compliance with building control
  • Conveying technical and other requirements to site operatives
  • Valuations, forecasting, P&L and final accounts
  • Attending to disputes and preparing claims
  • Programme updates and attending to implications
  • Liaison with the customer and other professionals

Business management

  • Managing and resourcing a small business for 22 years
  • Book keeping, accounts, profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flow
  • Managing applications for payment
  • Analysing current and future business performance
  • Assessing charging structures,
  • Managing creditors, debtors and HMRC
  • Bookkeeping structuring

IT capabilities

Competent in Excel, Word, MS Project, Outlook, Sage, Planswift, Conquest and Eque2.


Associate Member since 31st May 1990 Nr 83831

BSc (Quantity Surveying)
In 1980 at Trent Polytechnic

Self-Employment 1996 to 2018

Hodgson Build,  Bulwell, Nottingham; Business Owner from 2000 to 2018; constructing home extensions, barn conversions, loft and refurbishment projects mainly operating in Ravenshead, West Bridgford and around Nottinghamshire. My role involved design, planning permissions, estimating, project planning, coordination and ensuring completion of the project .

Resin Fix Ltd, Matlock, Derbyshire ; Business Owner from 1996 to 2018; of a specialist repairs company focusing on concrete, subsidence, industrial floors, waterproofing and chemical grouting. I worked on industrial structures, domestic properties, underground reservoirs, tunnels, and concrete framed buildings.

Employments pre 1996

Tower UK Ltd, Basford, Nottingham – (part business owner with previous employer)
Managing Director from start up 1993 to 1996
25% shareholding director, remainder of shares owned by the directors of Paul Knight Construction Ltd, a previous employer.
External fabric repairs to multi storey tower blocks

Trent Valley Restoration Ltd, Lenton, Nottingham – (previous employer)
General Manager 1992 to 1993
Concrete repairs division

Paul Knight Ltd, Nottingham, Basford, Nottingham
Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Manager 1990 to 1992
Public works building contracts, schools, offices etc.

John Mowlem PLC, Derby Rd, Nottingham
Senior Quantity Surveyor 1989 to 1990
Hospital wings, car showroom, leisure facilities and prison extension work

Edward Wood & Son Ltd, Derby
Quantity Surveyor 1986 to 1988
New build care homes and Gateway supermarket shell fit outs

Trent Valley Restoration (HR) Ltd, Lenton, Nottingham
Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator to General Manager of new company established by directors of Trent Valley Restoration Ltd 1982 to 1985
External fabric repair of multi storey buildings

W J Furse & Co Ltd, Wilford, Nottingham
Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator 1981 to 1982
External fabric repair of high rise buildings

George Wimpey Construction UK Ltd, Beechdale Rd, Nottingham
Trainee to Assistant Quantity Surveyor 1976 – 1981
Large no-fines housing sites and factory estates