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Quantity Surveyor – Civil Engineering

  • £35,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering

Quantity surveyor 

Highways – civil engineering 

£35,000 – £55,000

Taunton 

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 its 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 don’t operate in a corporate way either.  

About the role

Due to the company’s 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 you’ll 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 variations and preparing valuations with Project Managers and the Senior Quantity Surveyor.

The projects that you’ll 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. You’ll be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

You’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranges from £35,000- £55,000.

You’ll be part of a fun and energetic working environment.

Requirements 

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

It’s 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.

You’ll also need a full UK driver’s license to allow you to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.