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Quantity Surveyor – Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Glasgow

About the company

My client is one of the best self-delivering, Civil Engineering, Tier One Main Contractors in the UK. They are known for their fantastic reputation, currently operating at a turnover of £850 million per annum, and have gained a brilliant reputation across the UK working on some of the largest and most prestigious projects. Some of the projects they have worked on have been Thames Tideway Tunnel, London City Airport expansion, and the Olympic Park. The types of works they are famous for range from groundworks, RC structures, major earthworks, deep drainage, marine works, and piling.

About the role 

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team. The successful candidate will be setting out on site, driving quality, and coordinating the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements and delegating. My client has a guaranteed workload of 5 years which will offer you brilliant stability, the projects will range in value from £8M to £50M. The types of works you will be working on will involve deep drainage, earthworks, RC structures, and piling. On top of this, they are also looking for someone that they can train, develop, improve and help progress into a Senior Quantity Surveyor in a couple of years.

Some of your duties will involve being a part of a commercial team involving Commercial Managers and Quantity Surveyors ranging from graduates to Managing Quantity Surveyors. You will be responsible for supervising, mentoring, and encouraging all junior staff in their personal professional development. On top of this, you will co-operate with, report to, and implement the reasonable directives of the Senior Quantity Surveyor and the Commercial Manager (functional reporting). You will also liaise with contracts management in the day-to-day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a growing company that has a strong belief in the development and progression of their current staff and they offer a training program to help you progress into the next stage of your career. On top of this, you will be given great opportunities to work in several different parts of the group and gain exposure to several different types of Civil Engineering.

You will be rewarded with a basic salary ranging from £40,000 – £55,000 + a package.


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Working as a Site Engineer for a UK-based Tier One Main Contractor, working on infrastructure projects is essential.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with at least 1 year of experience working for a UK-based tier 1 contractor.