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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 923578
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: All Rail, Rail
  • Date posted: 25/01/2019

Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager - Birmingham, Contract

A brand new position has arisen for a global engineering consultancy based out one of their Birmingham offices for an enthusiastic quantity surveyor/cost manager. The role will consist of estimation and cost planning of High Speed rail development. Rail experience will be needed and also preferably a PQS background.


  • Experience will be suited to candidates that have private practice quantity surveying experience and experience of working on major infrastructure programmes and rail projects.
  • Experienced Cost Manager with extensive experience of the rail and other related civil engineering works.
  • Proven ability to work with clients in complex programme environments.
  • Cost Management training or relevant qualifications
  • Client facing
  • Proactive approach to resolving issues and uncertainties
  • Strong estimating experience and experience of managing costs to budget.
  • Understanding of risk and value management

Education and Qualifications

  • Relevant Quantity Surveying degree.
  • MRICS is desirable
  • At least 5 years post degree relevant project experience

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