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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • £55,000 - £65,000 + package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Kent

About the company:

My client is currently turning over £60M per annum and provides a range of Civil Engineering services to their clients, providing specialist expertise and knowledge in the Highways Sector. They have been operating successfully throughout the south of England since 1981, and value themselves on their reputation for reliability and exceptional service, as well as their engagement with Early Contractor Involvement. Not only are they known for their Highway Maintenance services, but also for Structures and Emergency Response & Flood Alleviation. My client offers complete solutions for government agencies, main contractors, local councils, MoD, and other private clients. They are involved in bridge reconstruction, groundworks, drainage schemes, and many more. 

About the role:

The successful candidate will be involved in highway maintenance and highway infrastructure, reporting directly to the Regional Director/manager and Commercial manager. Some of the types of work you’ll be involved in are drainage and service ducts, earthworks, site clearance, fencing, kerbing, and landscaping. Some of your duties will involve managing a small commercial team involving Quantity Surveyors, Assistants, Juniors & graduates, you will need to supervise, mentor, and encourage all junior staff in their personal and professional development.

Rewards and Benefits:

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with strong leadership skills to work for an outstanding company, where everyone on the team strives for success. My client enjoys progressing their employees as well as investing in them, by having a structured approach to developing their careers and being committed to assisting apprentices and graduates into work and developing diversity within the company. You’ll be part of an energetic, fun team who all support each other and be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging from £55,000 – £65,000. 

Requirements:

You’ll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to a Foundation Degree level (HND or HNC) in Construction, Civils, Commercial Management, or Quantity Surveying (or hold an equivalent qualification). Stability is a necessity, with at least 5 years of experience working for a UK-based Civil Engineering Contractor. You are not required to have Senior Quantity Surveying experience; however, you will need to be able to manage multiple projects at the same time as well as a team who will be reporting directly to you. You must have experience working for a landscaping, highways, or groundworks contractor.