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Quantity Surveyor – Utilities

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

Quantity Surveyor 

Utilities/Civil Engineering 

£38,000 – £45,000  

London

About the company 

My client is the biggest utility contractor within the UK turning over £1B, specialising in gas, water, electric, fibre, and power. They are a tier one main contractor but they also sub-contract utility packages on large contracts. The opportunities to grow within the company are huge, they are always expanding and they like to promote within and reward their staff. You will be working in their offices in North London, they are very high-end and polished and it makes it a great environment to work in. The reputation of my client is brilliant, they are known for completing work on time and to a great standard, because of this, they have landed some big contracts with HS2, Thames Water, Anglian Water, UKPN and Southern Water.

About the role 

The successful candidate will be involved in the negotiation of withheld costs with client representatives and monitoring sub-contract payments, forecast spends as well as risk and opportunity schedules.

On top of that, you will be working for a team with years full of experience within the utility sector. It makes it a great team to learn from and a team that will help you develop, the company has a great reputation for delivering projects to a high standard, so you can be sure to be gaining experience in the right way. The role itself gives you a great opportunity to grow and progress throughout the company whilst it allows you to take good responsibility for the work that you’re producing (i.e. you won’t be micro-managed).

The types of works you will be involved in will be clean water infrastructure works (high volume low value)

Benefits and rewards 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £38,000 – £45,000, on top of this you will be given a company car/competitive car allowance. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment and working environment where they are motivated to do well.

About the requirements 

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably a BSc in quantity surveying and commercial management.

As well as being well educated it’s vital you have good stability on your CV working for a tier-one or tier two contractor within utilities or Civil Engineering.  

The role is a permanent position. No freelancers can be considered.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.

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.