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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Groundworks

  • £55,000 - £65,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cambridge

Senior Quantity Surveyor 

Groundworks & Civil Engineering

£55,000 – £65,000 + package


About the company

The company that I’m recruiting for is a leading name within the highways. Bridges and civil engineering sector within England. Since starting up the company in the late 60’s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands, and Yorkshire. The firm specialises in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in bridge infrastructure, utilities, and rail. The projects that they get involved in range up to the value of £20M.

About the opportunity

This opportunity has come around due to winning projects and company growth. This is a permanent opportunity due to an ongoing pipeline of works. They are looking for someone to look after several groundworks’ projects for developers as well as large highways and bridge infrastructure. You will be working on NEC contracts and the projects could range in value from £1M – £15M. 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 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 starting salary of £60,000 – £70,000 + package. 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.