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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Highways

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

Senior Quantity Surveyor 


£55,000 – £65,000 + package 


About the company

The company that I’m recruiting for is a leading name within the highways, utilities, bridges, and civil engineering infrastructure sectors within England. 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 a range up to the value of £20M. My client is currently turning over £100M and they expect this to continue to grow with the Managing Directors’ exciting goals and expectations.

About the opportunity 

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who is looking for long-term stability, hands-on development, continued progression, and a great working environment. Due to a large increase in work my client is now looking to strengthen their commercial team for many infrastructure projects. The projects will be S278 works ranging in value from £2M – £7M. The projects will involve drainage, concrete works, kerbing, and paving. The role itself will involve As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be involved in measuring on site, looking after a portfolio of projects, dealing with the client, change management as well as looking after a small team.

About the benefits and rewards 

The company makes personal development, career progression, and long-term stability a priority. The successful professional will be working for a company that encourages internal promotion and want to see employees progress through the company. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £40,000 – £50,000 + a package

About the requirements:

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC or equivalent qualification) in either Construction, Civils, Commercial Management, or Quantity Surveying.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to have worked for a self-delivering Civil Engineering contractor or a groundworks sub-contractor, as a Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor.

I am looking for someone with solid stability on their CV, spending at least 3 years at their current company.

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.