Senior Quantity Surveyor – Braintree, Essex – Groundworks & RC Frames

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Groundworks & Concrete Frames

Braintree, Essex

£70,000 – £90,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits (PAYE)      


About the Company:

Established over 30 years ago this specialist groundwork and concrete frame subcontractor has developed a strong client base with in the residential sector, working with top developers and contractors to deliver a variety of housing and high rise projects in and around London, Essex, Kent and Cambridge. Covering a variety of works including the construction of foundations, drainage and groundworks as well as substructure and superstructure concrete frames our client carry out a variety of packages ranging from £2 million up to £20 million each.

With a low staff turnover this company prides itself on their ability to keep people happy, make them part of the team and offer a stable working environment for individuals looking to develop and strengthen their experience long term.


About the Role:

We have been asked to source a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor that is capable of taking packages from pre-start meetings through to final account. Each QS / SQS currently working for this business is responsible for their own selection of jobs, so from the project being awarded you will have ownership of each of your schemes budgets through to final account to make sure each performs and turns around a good level of profit, of which you will benefit with targeted bonuses.


To Qualify:

Basic requirements include a qualification in quantity surveying or commercial management as well as experience having worked for a rival groundwork or concrete frame subcontractor with in the UK.

If you haven’t been involved with pricing works before, please still apply as the bulk of this role will revolve around the surveying of each of your projects / package as an existing estimating team operates with in this business.

This will also be a traveling role as you may be expected to oversee more than one project at a time, so you will need to be able to drive from project to project and to our clients head office. Locations will include Essex, Cambridge, East London and nearby areas in Kent.


About the Package / Salary:

With this role comes a strong basic and benefits. Our client is only looking to consider candidates on a PAYE payment basis and the rough bracket we have been given is around £70,000 to £90,000 per annum. This will be discussed and negotiated at the point of interview and will largely be based around your previous experience and suitability for the role.

In addition to the basic salary, you can expect a company car or car allowance, health care, pension and an excellent bonus structure.


To Apply:

In the first instance please send me a copy of your CV to:

I will be in touch once I have your details to discuss the company in question and their history / current situation in more detail. If you are happy at that point we can discuss putting your details forward and your availability for interview (inside or outside of working hours). Plus I have other options with rival contractors you may be interested in too.

Everything I do is confidential, so be assured I will not do anything with your details until you approve it as I only want to be putting forward individuals who are keen on the roles I have.


About Me:

My name is Andrew Jackson and I am one of the founding directors at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have over 13 years’ experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment. During this time I have specialised in the niche sector of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in this field. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them. It’s as simple as that.


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