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Quantity Surveyor (major infrastructure upgrade)

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Sector: Rail
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + car, pension, HC etc.
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 903106_1506507913
Job description

Key Experience
  • Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or relevant qualification and experience
  • Construction, infrastructure or railway Industry experience
  • Previous Main Contracting and or Sub Contractor experience
  • Subcontractor, cost and budget management experience
  • An understanding of contractual arrangements;
  • Seeking long-term career prospects and development;




The Company

A leading Tier 1 Contractor and one of the top infrastructure engineering companies in the UK, with their current Project Portfolio including a number of the UK's most prestigious infrastructure engineering projects.

The Role

Our client is currently recruiting for an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to work on a key railway infrastructure upgrade in South Wales.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a diverse and multi-disciplinary contract, in an industry that will offer you career growth.

Though prior rail experience may be advantageous, due to the nature of the project experience in all areas of construction will be considered.

Working as a valued member of their project team, you'll be involved in many aspects of quantity surveying and play a key role in ensuring they make the optimal margin on their contracts.

You will be involved in all and given the training and support you need to succeed. Aspects of your role will include:
  • Procurement of suppliers and sub-subcontractors.
  • Ensure robust Cost Control & Budget Management
  • Compiling monthly/periodically application for payment information;
  • Developing effective working relationships with members of the project management team;
  • Identification and valuation of variations;
  • Implementation of change control procedures;
  • Measurement of work done and administration of site records;
  • Preparation and issuance of contractual notices;
  • Provide support with financial reporting for projects;
  • Understand contract requirements and assist with contractual correspondence;
  • Understanding of risk and identifying the implications of actions taken by yourself and the project team;


The Offer

The opportunity to work on a major infrastructure upgrade project, offering a competitive level of remuneration and the opportunity to develop and advance your career.