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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Rail

  • £65,000 - £75.000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Watford

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience working on rail projects? Are you looking to work on a challenging project?             

About the company 

My client is a rail & Civil Engineering contractor who has seen brilliant growth in the last couple of years and wants to see this continue, they have built up a brilliant nationwide reputation. Currently operating at a turnover of £50M they have built a great client base dealing directly with the likes of Network Rail, London Underground, and TFL. They’re multi-disciplined and cover several sectors within rail such as P-way, OLE, reactive works, rail electrification, communications, and infrastructure. The projects they get involved in can vary in price from £10,000 – £25M.

About the opportunity 

My client is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor who doesn’t mind getting stuck in and turning their hand to anything that comes their way. Your traditional duties will involve appraising tender documents and preparing estimates as necessary, pricing of Bills of Quantities including build costs, preliminaries, and fees as well as measuring and pricing accurate complete cost plans. This a huge £12M project working on a very busy train line, likely to lead to lots of change and lots of delays so it won’t be an easy project but it will be a great achievement. They are operating as a sub-contractor on this package and it will be a fast-paced project.

Benefits & Rewards 

You will be working for an experienced commercial team that can train you, teach you and improve you as a Quantity Surveyor. On top of this you will get involved in several different types of projects, several different types of roles, no day is the same working for this company. You will be rewarded with a great basic salary ranging between £65,000 – £75,000 + a package.


It’s not essential but it is preferred you are degree qualified in a Quantity Surveyor course. It is however essential you have experience managing projects over the £10M range, ideally in a rail environment if not it is essential you have worked in Civil Engineering/Infrastructure.