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Quantity Surveyor – Rail

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

Quantity Surveyor




About the company

My client is a tier one main contractor who is part of a multi-billion-pound group, a contractor with a superb reputation across the UK. This part of the group is operating at a turnover of £240M. My client is still looking to grow around 5% per year over the next 5 years. They are a multi-disciplined rail contractor who works on power projects, signalling, infrastructure, track renewals, and maintenance. The contractor work on a mixture of long-term frameworks and one-off projects, this could range in value from £200,000 – £200M. Company culture is important, isn’t it? You would be working for a contractor with a very low staff turnover, they help their staff, train their staff and look after their staff.

About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing costs across multiple projects, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. You will be involved with the reviewing, evaluation, and delivery of payments as well as developing client relationships. The types of projects you will be involved in will all be M&E within a rail environment and in a couple of years, there would be the opportunity to work on large infrastructure projects. The types of contracts and clients you will be working on and working with will involve JCT, NEC, bespoke contracts and you will be working with clients such as London Underground, Network Rail, and London Overground.

You will undertake general surveying of projects as required, which will include reviewing and pricing variations and preparing valuations for the respective Project Manager and Commercial Manager.

Benefits and rewards

You will have the satisfaction of working for a company who look after their staff and support their staff with constant development and the chance to be noticed and gain promotions and work up the ladder within the company. As well as a great opportunity to progress you will get a great work-life balance also.

You will be rewarded with a very good and competitive salary of starting from £40,000-£50,000 + a full package on top.


You’ll be required to have experience working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor for a sub-contractor or Main Contractor on the London underground (ideally tier 1 or tier 2 company)

It’s important that you’ve shown strong stability throughout your career working for tier 1 or tier 2 companies with at least 5 years experience working in Civil Engineering.