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Quantity Surveyor (HS2)

  • Location: Royal Leamington Spa, CV32 7RT
  • Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable on level/experience per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Rail, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Tim Smyth
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: Q2 2021
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 390909TSH_1621508758

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (HS2)
Location: Flexible (Between Coventry and Milton Keynes)
Sector: Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Earthworks, Highways, Bridges, Rail, HS2
Type: Permanent role
Start: Q2 2021
Salary: Circa £42,000 to £50,000 Per Annum + Package
** (Base salary can be negotiated on level/relevant experience)

Our client, a large, established and growing principal contractor within the Civil Engineering sector, is currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their HS2 team on a permanent basis.

This role will entail helping to deliver various projects along the route of HS2, where workload will range from Earthworks & Bulk Muckshift to Drainage, Highways & Structures etc, with typical project values ranging from £20 Million to £100+ Million.

The role would suit an experienced Quantity Surveyor, with strong background in Civil Engineering, who is interested in working on the HS2 scheme. This position will provide the opportunity to join a growing contractor, who offer an exceptional salary + package, coupled with a productive working environment & effective working processes, allowing you to achieve the desired results in your career, in the most efficient and stress-free manner.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring cost control is maintained throughout all functions.
  • Completing measurement and outputs, forecasting the use of resource (Land/Material/Plant/Labour), against programme.
  • Assisting with the completion of forecasts, first-hand, as minimal work with be sub-contracted out.
  • Supporting the Project Team and Commercial Manager, with project and commercial deliverables.
  • Preparing sub-contract tender packages where required, carrying out comparisons and placing relevant orders.
  • Collating, interpreting and analysing project commercial records.
  • Supporting the Target Cost process through all key milestones.
  • Helping to produce monthly cost & value forecasts, including monthly project review reports.
  • Assisting to the indentation of risks and opportunities, considering spend vs budgets.
  • Producing impact assessments, early warnings, risk expenditure and compensation event submissions.
  • Liaising with the Project Commercial Team, to establish accurate cost and cash reporting.
  • Supporting the Senior Quantity Surveyor with any wider commercial issues.

Candidates will require previous experience:

  • Working on applicable heavy Civil Engineering and/or Rail projects, inclusive of large package of works, such as Major Earthworks, Bulk Muckshift, Drainage, Highways, Structures, and other associated works.
  • Working on large scale Infrastructure projects (Circa £10 Million to £100 Million in value).
  • Forecasting material/plant/labour resource first-hand, rather than relying on subcontract information.
  • Completing measurements and outputs for the related works, noted above.
  • Working on relevant forms of contract, such as NEC or JCT.

Candidates will ideally have:

  • A relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering (i.e. Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent).
  • Previous experience working in a similar role, as a Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • Strong knowledge of legislation and regulations used within the Construction, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure sectors.
  • Strong commercial, communication and IT skills.

For more information or to apply for this role, please apply for the role online initially, or connect with Tim Smyth at Anderselite, via LinkedIn.

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