Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

Location: Pontyclun - South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus package
Sector: Civil engineering, rail
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: SQS/CB/2024


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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Rail / Civil engineering

Location – Pontyclun

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our specialist rail and civil engineering team in the Wales region, playing a fundamental role in the commercial management of long-term, secured Civils & Buildings Rail Capital Delivery Projects, throughout Wales.

A busy and fast-paced business unit involved in a range of civil engineering works in a variety of sectors including rail (bridges, embankments, stations, platforms, tunnels etc.), Environment Agency, Local Authority etc. The business unit are involved in multi-disciplinary civils projects across the Wales region, whether one-off tendered projects or projects within our long-term framework/contract agreements with key clients including but not limited to Capital Delivery Projects.

Existing contracts include CP6 infrastructure projects and moving into CP7, Capital Delivery Projects and Buildings & Civils Asset Management frameworks with works typically including bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, station work (platforms, access for all etc.), structures including bridges, tunnels, footbridges, flood repair and alleviation to name just a few examples.


The Role

As an Established Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will join our commercial team in the Wales region commercially managing a portfolio of Capital Delivery Projects for CP7 Network Rail project works & Transport For Wales projects. As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing a small portfolio of projects ranging from £500K – £5m. Your day-to-day role and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Leading the commercial management of multiple sites on time and within budget.
  • Pricing and ensuring estimates are submitted accurately and on time,
  • Resolving pricing issues with clients
  • Client Liaison
  • Liaison with Site Managers to collate information on day-to-day remits,
  • Subcontractor management
  • Change management and early warnings
  • Contract administration (NEC/NR forms of contract)
  • CVR’s
  • Final accounting.
  • Requirements


To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor in a rail / civil engineering environment.

  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management
  • Civil Engineering project experience (rail, bridges, roads, structures for example)
  • Contractual experience with NEC or bespoke NR forms of contract
  • Experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor in a civils contracting environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills


In return

  • Competitive annual salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Up to 3 volunteer days
  • Company contributory Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan & Westfield Rewards
  • Generous Employee referral scheme
  • Support and employee infrastructure embedded in the business as a platform for personal and professional development creating pathways for unrivalled career development and progression opportunities internally.
  • Consistent learning opportunities
  • A safe place to work
  • Employee forums that provide a platform for having your voice heard


Our client has a wealth of experience working on sensitive, live assets in highly regulated environments, we deliver exceptional peace of mind for our customers, creating and maintaining assets across a growing range of high-quality public and private sectors. These include rail, power generation, electricity distribution, flood defence, and waterways.

If you’re interested, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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