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Quantity Surveyor

Posted 21 February by VolkerWessels Ended

VolkerRail Specialist Businesses has the resources and expertise to undertake a wide variety of rail-based development and construction projects. These projects encompass the Signalling, Power and Communications sectors within mainline railways and urban mass transit systems in the UK & Ireland.

We are keen to recruit and train motivated, enthusiastic and committed people to join our multi-disciplinary specialist teams. If you want to be part of an organisation that makes a difference, apply for a role within VolkerRail Specialist Businesses.

An opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join our existing team to support and assist in the commercial management of contracts from feasibility through to completion.

Key duties will include:

  • Monitor, review, analyse and report on all contract costs for allocated projects
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of contract performance on a contract by contract basis.
  • Management of subcontractors.
  • Prepare client applications for payment and associated reporting.
  • Carry out pricing of variation orders/change requests.
  • Prepare interim and final accounts.
  • Compare actual costs against planned programme, report and investigate variances.
  • Assist with tender preparation and negotiation

You will be self motivated with a pro-active approach and have experience of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines, with a minimum level of supervision. Problem solving, communication and good interpersonal skills are required for this role.

The successful candidate will have gained significant experience in the role of QS within a contracting environment and hold a tertiary qualification in quantity surveying or construction. Whilst not essential, experience of working within the rail industry would be a distinct advantage. You will also be ambitious with a desire to develop yourself and the quantity surveying function.

VolkerRail Group offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits that includes pension, performance related pay, and other benefits commensurate to your skills and experience.

VolkerRail is an established and experienced railway infrastructure contractor. We have a successful track record of delivering projects across the whole of the UK; working with Network Rail, London Underground as well as light rail and tram operating companies to enhance the national infrastructure.

As one of the UKs oldest railway contractors, with a history dating back over 70 years, we are passionate about the preservation and development of the railways. Our years of experience and continued company growth have earned us a reputation within the industry for high performance and innovation, and as a company focussed on timely and efficient delivery.

To apply please complete the online application.


Committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.

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