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Quantity Surveyor – M&E Rail

  • £38,000 - £45,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering

Quantity Surveyor

Rail – Civil Engineering


London Colney

About the company

My client is a national tier one main contractor within Civil Engineering who are currently operating at a turnover of £300M. They have been involved in some shrewd acquisitions and have brought on other Civil Engineering contractors to bolster their industry knowledge and presence within Rail, M&E & Civil Engineering, the company they took over are operating at a turnover of £40M. They are multi-disciplined and specialise within several different sectors such as; rail, infrastructure, environmental and energy. This client focus on their staff and standard of project delivery and because of their standard of work they have become a preferred supplier for clients such as Network Rail, London Underground and London Overground.

About the role

The successful candidate 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 Senior Quantity Surveyor.

The types of projects you will be involved will be M&E, renewals and instillation projects within a rail environment, projects will range up to £4M in value.

Benefits and rewards

My client has several factors that will benefit yourself and your career. You will have a great work life balance working 09.00-17.00 with the option of flexible working hours also. They offer 25 days annual leave with the option to buy an additional 5 days on top. The successful individual will be rewarded with a very good and competitive salary ranging from £38,000-£45,000 (negotiable depending on experience) + a car allowance and health care.

You will have the satisfaction of working underneath a Commercial Manager & Commercial Director with over 40 years’ experience between them working for Main Contractors within M&E and Rail. This opportunity also gives somebody the chance to progress into a Commercial Manager in the future whilst the company are expanding.


You will be required to have experience working as a senior quantity surveyor for a sub-contractor on the London underground (ideally tier 1 or tier 2 company)

It is important that you’ve shown strong stability throughout your career working for tier 2 companies with at least 3 years + experience working in the sector.