Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
Gloucester, South West
Jan 19, 2022
Feb 11, 2022
Position Type
Organization Type
Quantity surveyor

Highways civil engineering

£40,000 - £55,000


About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined tier 2 contractor who specialises in highway maintenance, highway infrastructure, traffic management, and the environmental sector. The company is huge on the long-term stability and career progression of their team. This is helped by the repeat business they get in Surrey, Hampshire, Kent, and the South West which is a result of their high standard of work. They operate as a Main Contractor and a Sub Contractor, when they work as a Main Contractor, they deal with clients such as Highways England & Local Authorities When they operate as a Sub Contractor, they deal with clients such as Kier & Balfour Beatty Plc. They are a likeable, humble, and honest contractor, they have little in-house politics and they dont operate in a corporate way either.

About the role

Due to the company expansion, there is a need for a Quantity Surveyor to support the senior quantity surveyor, within the Highways sector of the company. You will be responsible for managing costs with the goal of making as much profit as possible for the company on the projects youll be working on and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing client relationships. The successful individual will be involved in viewing and evaluating payments including site measurements as necessary) and will undertake general surveying of projects as required including reviewing and pricing of variations and preparing valuations with Project Managers and the Senior Quantity Surveyor.

The projects that youll be involved in will be road maintenance and highways infrastructure projects.

No freelances will be considered.

Benefits and rewards

The company is huge on personal development, progression, and long-term stability. Youll be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

Youll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranges from £40,000- £55,000.

Youll be part of a fun and energetic working environment.


Youll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND, HNC) in a Construction, Civils, commercial management or quantity surveying or equivalent qualification.

Its important to have experience working within highways for a tier 1 or tier 2 company as a quantity surveyor and to show good long-term stability at the companies you have worked for.

Youll also need a full UK drivers license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.