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Quantity Surveyor – Rail

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

Quantity Surveyor 

Rail – Civil Engineering 

£40,000 – £50,000 + package 

South London

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined well known main contractor with a superb reputation within Civil Engineering, Rail, and Construction. They are well established and have been trading for over 60 years. Their national presence has given them the opportunity to open and maintain 7 national offices, covering locations such as London, Kent, Surrey, Liverpool, and Southampton (this role will be based in London Waterloo) and they are turning over £300M.

This position has come about due to the growing growth of the company and they have recently won a new Framework within their rail division. The projects that they get involved in range in value from £200,000 up to £24M and they see them through from inception to completion. There Pre-Construction team has a tremendous amount of experience of over 40 years within Rail and Civil Engineering which helps the more junior staff to learn and train correctly.

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 Commercial Manager.

The types of projects you will be involved in will be embankments, platform extensions, rail depot & bridges, ranging in value between £1M – £25M.

Benefits and rewards

The successful individual will be rewarded with a very good and competitive salary ranging from £40,000-£50,000 (negotiable depending on experience) + a car allowance and health care. On top of this, you will be working for a very well-respected rail contractor, a contractor that will look after you, and a contractor that’ll make sure you’re taught in the correct way.


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.