Project Quantity Surveyor Rail

15 September 20212021-09-15
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Project Quantity Surveyor (Rail Division)


£36,000 to £60,000 depending on experience

Recruit12 Construction has a fantastic opportunity for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join a successful company with a track record of nearly 60 years’ industry experience, including more than 40 years as a rail industry contractor.

Working from the companies Rail division you will be responsible for cost planning and commercial management throughout the entire life cycle of the project from inception to post-completion.


As a Project Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include the following:


  • Preparation of interim and final accounts.
  • Manage day-to-day commercial and contract activities.
  • Sub-contract procurement ensuring maximum value for money.
  • Sub-contract valuations and final accounts.
  • Working knowledge of NEC 3 and JCT Conditions of Contract.
  • Preparation of Compensation Events/variations (depending on the form of contract).
  • Contractual correspondence.
  • Commercial reporting.
  • Procurement of professional services for design etc.
  • Ability to undertake site measures when required.
  • Explore the contract for opportunities and entitlements.
  • Work closely with site management teams to ensure contract objectives and margins are met.
  • Be able to work clearly and accurately under pressure and tight timescales.
  • Be able to think logically and laterally.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.



To be successful as a Project Quantity Surveyor, you must have:


  • Relevant professional Quantity Surveying qualification and/or five years management experience within the construction industry.
  • Sub-contract procurement
  • Contract Preparation
  • Collaborative working
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Methodical way of thinking
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Computer literate
  • A clear understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines