Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location York
Job-type Permanent
Salary £45000 - 55000 per year car or car allowance
Contact Daniel Priestley-Lowe
Call 07935 524351
Reference DPL 12089027

Senior Quantity Surveyor – up to £55,000 + car or car allowance + free parking


“An exciting opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor to achieve the next step in their career.”


The Company

Since 1987 this Tier 1 contractor have grown to be one of the largest privately owned infrastructure companies in the UK with regional offices across England & Scotland. They have grown into being one the most recognisable Tier 1 contractors on Network Rail supply chain and have been certified as Gold ROSPA with NR for the past 2 years for efficiency on plant and Engineering. Last year the rail business exceeded their projected turnover achieving £61million, which was a great result in the middle of a pandemic. They have a strong pipeline of projected works, having the CP6 IP frameworks for both Central and Anglia. Their rail framework division turn over upwards of £20million.

About the Role

The Senior Quantity Surveyor role on offer is to work within the rail framework team. This is part of their successful framework business which also includes the Central portfolio. This contributes to almost half of the overall company turnover. This company were chosen as the single supplier for Geotechnical works on the ECML so this role offers longevity of works. With year 3 looking to pick up at a rate of the knots they require additional commercial support work into the Commercial Manager. You will be given ownership over your own portfolio of projects (with support) working with the Operations team to running Framework schemes through their construction phase. Duties will include:

  • Day to day they will provide Commercial information to the Projects team
  • Process Subcontractor Payments
  • Manage subcontractor accounts
  • Produce Cost Plans
  • Deal with the client on variation and change during project lifecycle
  • Be responsible (with support) for producing and presenting their own CVR's (Cost Value reports)
  • Oversee projects right through to Final Accounts stage/Settlements

Ideal Candidate

  • Quantity Surveyor experience
  • Postgrad experience with a Tier 1 or Tier 2 Contractor
  • Rail experience would be beneficial however someone with an infrastructure/civil engineering background who has had exposure to NEC3 or NR forms of contract would succeed in this role
  • Live local to York
  • Have driver’s license


So, what’s on offer? Along with a great opportunity, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of up to £55,000 (based on experience) along with a company car or car allowance (cars on offer include hybrids), training and development, progression opportunities and Free Parking (which is a rarity in York apparently).

How to Apply

If you’re interested in being my clients next Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor and meet the criteria above then please click apply or send your CV to Alternatively, if you are on the fence and want some more information please call me for a confidential chat on 07935 524351. The client are keen to get the right candidates started as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to apply.


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