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Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • £35,000 - £50,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Sheffield

 Are you a Quantity Surveyor with at least 3 years of experience in Civil Engineering looking for new options? Would you be interested in working for a Tier One Main Contractor? 

About the company

My client is a well-respected award-winning, tier-one main contractor with a turnover of £500+ million per annum. Well-known within the industry for its innovative and forward-thinking protocols, the company has maintained its high standards for nearly 150 years. They are known for their exceptional technical capabilities, and high standards of work across the water industry (infrastructure & non-infrastructure). Along with highway infrastructure, environmental projects, and commercial construction. With several in-house capabilities, ranging from design and delivery to commercial management.

About the opportunity

My client has a strong pipeline of work, within the highways division of the business. The highways division covers a mixture of small maintenance projects as well as large highways infrastructure projects, this is a mixture of local authority and national highways schemes. The size of the projects is a great variety, they range in value between £200,000 – £20M. The types of works will involve drainage, concrete works, earthworks, piling, and structures. 

As well as working on a great variety of schemes you will also have a great leadership team on top of you, a leadership team with a great amount of experience within Civil Engineering, working for some brilliant companies within the UK Civil Engineering industry, allowing you to learn from some of the best.

You will report to the Senior Quantity Surveyor as well as have support from the Managing Quantity Surveyor and Commercial Manager. You will be involved successful financial completion of multiple construction projects from the pre-contract stage through to completion, as a key member of a successful project management team. You will also need to ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter. 

About the benefits and rewards 

The company is a Tier 1 Main Contractor with a magnificent reputation within the Civil Engineering industry. They have recently won several awards for the invitation, and these awards have helped them to improve their staff internally and land them long-term frameworks, this means you will be working for a contractor with a forward-thinking mentality which will over time improve your technical capabilities. The company encourages internal promotion to allow progression throughout the business. You will be involved in an enthusiastic, energetic working environment and surrounded by motivated colleagues who strive for success. You will also be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging between £35,000 – £50,000 + a car allowance, 26 days holiday, an 8% pension scheme, and private healthcare. 

About the requirements:

Candidates require having high-level education, preferably Degree level (HND, HNC, or equivalent qualification) in either Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management.

To be considered for this option, candidates must be experienced Quantity Surveyors within Civil Engineering for a Tier 1 or Tier 2 contractor. Having experience working in highways infrastructure would be brilliant but I am open to anyone who’s worked on UK-based infrastructure projects. 3 years of Quantity Surveying experience is needed.