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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Civil Engineering and Groundworks

  • £300 - £400 a day
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Senior Quantity Surveyor 

Groundworks & Civil Engineering

£300 – £400 a day

Central London

About the company

My client is part of an ever-growing group turning over in the region of £2B +. However, this part of the group is turning over circa £100M. They are specialist highways, groundworks, and Civil Engineering contractors with a superb reputation across London. They deal with a mixture of public and private clients such as councils, developers, and large government-funded projects. Company culture is everything, isn’t it? and despite my client being established for over 50 years, they have a fresh and every growing commercial team with forward-thinking ideas, where they look to get the best out of everyone. Projects they work on a range in value from £200,000 – £10M and this involves frameworks and schemes.

About the opportunity

This opportunity has come around due to winning projects and company growth. They are now looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor for an initial freelance period of 9-12 months, then they would like to make this a permanent appointment. They are looking for someone to look after several groundworks’ projects, one of the projects is for a leading residential developer, another is for a large TFL contract and the other is for a huge government-funded Civil Engineering project. You will be working on JCT and NEC contracts. The types of works will involve kerbing, drainage, S278 works, paving, and surfacing. You will be self-delivering sections of the works as well as overseeing sub-contractors, tracking changes, and working on price variations.

About the requirements

What are they looking for? They are looking for someone who has experience in self-delivering and managing sub-contractors on groundworks and Civil Engineering projects. You will need experience working on NEC and JCT contracts and experience working on groundworks or road projects in the UK. I will need someone with at least 2 years of experience working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Benefits and rewards

The successful induvial will be earning a brilliant day rate between £300 – £400 a day. On top of this, you will be working with a great Commercial Director, someone who’s knowledgeable, someone with fresh and forward-thinking ideas, and someone who truly cares about his commercial team. Sounds good, doesn’t it? On top of this, you will be able to have flexible working in locations as long as the standard of work remains high throughout.

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.