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Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cambridge

Quantity surveyor – PAYE

Highways – civil engineering

£40,000 – £50,000 + package

Cambridgeshire

About the company

The company that I’m recruiting for is a leading name within the highways. Bridges and civil engineering sector within England. Since starting up the company in the late 60’s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands, and Yorkshire. The firm specialises in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in bridge infrastructure, utilities, and rail. The projects that they get involved in range up to the value of £20M.

About the role

Due to the company rebuilding their commercial team, 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 of variations and preparing valuations with Project Managers and the Commercial Director.

The projects that you’ll be involved in will be highways and road maintenance and highway 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 ranging from £40,000- £50,000.

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 a 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 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 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.