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Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

  • £50,000 - £70,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Quantity surveyor/Estimator  

Highways – civil engineering 

£50,000 – £70,000 + package

North West London

About the company 

The company that I am recruiting for is a leading name within the highways, roads, and civil engineering sector within the M25. Since starting up the company in the late 1970’s they have become a very trusted partner with many councils within North West London and Surrey. The firm specialises in Civil Engineering and improvement schemes, winter maintenance, surfacing term maintenance, and utility infrastructure. Projects that they’re involved with normally range in value from £250,000 up to £10M.

About the role

Due to ongoing, long-term growth, my client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator to join their team. You will be responsible for managing costs with the goal of making as much profit as possible for the company 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 Commercial Director. As well as Quantity Surveying you will also be Estimating.

The projects that you’ll be involved in will be highways and road maintenance and highways infrastructure projects.

Benefits and rewards 

You’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £50,000- £70,000 + package. On top of this, you will be working for a financially stable contractor that can offer you long-term stability.


You’ll 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.

It’s important to have experience working within highways or groundworks for a specialist contractor as a quantity surveyor/Estimator 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 to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit.

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 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.