Senior Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering

Cityscape Recruitment
Greater London
£60000 - £70000/annum + Package
Jan 27, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Civil Engineering


£60,000 - £70,000 + company car/car allowance


About the company

Our Client is a tier one main contractor who is part of a group currently operating with a turnover of £20 billion. They have offices worldwide; in the UK, their head office is based in the West Country and they have local depots based in London, the West Midlands, and Yorkshire. Despite having an overall specialism in rail, they also have teams that specialise in highway infrastructure, tunnelling, energy, bridges, and structures.

About the opportunity

Due to the company continuing to win work, there is a need for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a £400M infrastructure project which involves 32.5KM worth of tunnelling. You will be responsible for managing costs to make as much profit as possible for the company on the projects you will be working on and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing client relationships. You will be overseeing and managing sub-contractors as well as managing a team of Quantity Surveyors. 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.

This project involves all aspects of heavy civil engineering such as; concrete works, shafts, and deep drainage.

Benefits and rewards

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

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £60,000- £70,000 + package on top.

You will be part of a fun and energetic working environment as well as working on a flagship project.


You will 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.

Having experience working for a Tier One Main Contractor on large Civil Engineering projects.

It is important to have experience working within highways, airports, or rail for a tier 1 main contractor as a Senior Quantity Surveyor and to show good long-term stability at the companies you have worked for. As well as a stable career you will need at least 10 years experience working in Civil Engineering.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I've established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ or pre construction positions.

What does this mean for you?

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn't what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn't quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss