Quantity Surveyor

Location Bristol
Job-type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 42000 per year benefits and car or car allowance
Contact Lee Burrows
Call 07583 008 777
Reference 12093478LB

Quantity Surveyor

£40,000 - £42,000 + Car (or allowance) & Benefits


The investment by the UK government into the rail network continues to increase and opportunities with our client come with that investment. If you are an Estimator from a rail, civils or construction background looking for a new and exciting opportunity in a thriving billion-pound organisation with a healthy pipeline of projects coupled with an outstanding tender success ratio, then this will be for you!

The Role

The variety in this role is endless! Working mainly on long term framework agreements that can have anywhere up to 60 live jobs across the Southern part of the UK running concurrently.

The works mainly consist of building repair works, platform resurfacings, signal box refurbishments, canopy repairs and Mechanical and Electrical jobs including lighting.

This role will be on a high volume, low value framework which will require you to actively overcome challenges. As the work is high volume there will be an expectation to complete assigned tasks competently, but at speed.

The work is largely civil engineering including grit lasting, bridges and platform refurbishments and some building works. The building element is likely to include things such as level crossing repairs as well as other minor works.

You will need to take instruction from the commercial team and their assistants and create accurate cost value reports for the senior commercial team and the end client.

The company:

One of the UK’s largest Tier 1 contractors in the Rail Industry is experiencing a period of huge growth after being awarded several key contracts in UK. Due to winning these bids they need to grow the team to keep up with demand (which is in no short supply!), offering job security and stability. They carry out contracts directly for Network Rail and other train operators across the UK and have a wide variety of Rail infrastructure projects they are working on including building refurbishments, Mechanical and Electrical, Structure remediations, Earthworks and planned maintenance.  

They also invest heavily in the future of the business, whether it is on professional qualifications (for example encouraging their team to achieve chartered status) and have a Gold Award for “Investors in People which is testament to how seriously they take their role as a major UK employer. They want to process the correct candidate from Quantity surveyor as soon as realistically possible. The opportunities from there are to the n go on to become a Senior QS and/or Chartership.


Basic salary is subject to experience and is accompanied with generous holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays. They will also provide funding and support training and development and offer full support in candidates that express the appetite to progress.

There is the opportunity for you to take either a company vehicle or a vehicle allowance as well as 5% pension contributions within the package being offered. Agile/Hybrid/Flexible working is also available, but you will also need to maintain a presence within the office.

About you:

A Quantity Surveyor who can demonstrate capability in working to targets and deadlines as well as overcoming challenges will thrive in this environment. A qualification in Quantity Surveying is desired but they are also open to applicants who have ‘learned on the job’ and can demonstrate a strong commercial acumen.

If you have worked in a fast-paced industry such as rail maintenance, building maintenance or facilities management I would love to hear from you!

You will also require a full and clean UK driving license.

Next Steps

Do you a background in Facilities Management, Building Maintenance or Rail as an Assistant Surveyor? Are you ambitious and adaptable at what you turn your hand to? If this sounds like it could be you, please email me lee.burrows@ganymedesolutions.co.uk or call 07583 008 777 for your chance to move or advance into the UK’s most thriving infrastructure sector.


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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