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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • £55,000 - £70,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Brighton

Senior Quantity Surveyor – PAYE

Civil Engineering

£55,000 – £70,000


About the company:

The company has been going for over 60 years and over the last 30 years, they have grown into a main contractor undertaking multi-disciplinary, construction projects. With a turnover of over 500M they are in a brilliant and steady financial situation. The company specialises in many parts of construction such as building, civil engineering, demolition, land remediation, land restoration, sports and leisure, and rail.

About the role:

Due to on going company growth and a superb pipeline of work my client is now looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their experienced commercial team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing costs across multiple civil engineering projects, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. You will be involved with the reviewing, evaluation, and delivery of payments as well as developing client relationships. The projects that you will be involved in will include new multi-story car parks, major earthworks, bridges, and highway schemes. The project valuations will range from £12M to £20M+. As a senior quantity surveyor, you’ll also be in charge of having your team of quantity surveyors and assistant quantity surveyors.

You will undertake general surveying of projects as required, which will include reviewing and pricing variations and preparing valuations for the respective Project Manager and Commercial Director.

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

About the benefits and rewards:

The Company makes personal development, career progression, and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate 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 £55,000–£70,000 + 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 position, you should have experience working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor within a self-delivering Civil Engineering contractor. Your work history should be stable; ideally, you should have worked at your previous companies for several years.

You will need to have had exposure to either earthworks, deep drainage, concrete structures or groundworks.

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.