Quantity Surveyor (4568) - London

Are you excited by the thought of joining a diverse team? Enhancing your reputation working on bigger, better, multi-million pound projects, with a company that will support and accelerate your career?

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our specialist business unit, Expanded. Part of the Laing O’Rourke Group, the Expanded Group provides total capability in the early construction phases of major projects, providing an end-to-end solution or a bespoke choice of services.  Backed by a central technical design and engineering resource, we can deliver the full range of piling, precast concrete, post-tensioning and structures techniques.

Old Oak Common is a new super-hub set to be the best-connected and largest new railway station ever built in the UK! The station will have fourteen platforms, a mix of six high-speed and eight conventional service platforms, with an 850m-long station box.

Role / Responsibilities:

  • Complete Quantity Surveyor duties including pricing variations, interim valuations and valuing sub-contractors accounts, management of sub-contractor payment.
  • Carrying out Commercial activities for specific areas of responsibility to deliver Project objectives.
  • Provide support and assist Senior Commercial personnel with pricing of variations, interim valuations and valuing sub-contractors accounts.
  • Plan, manage and monitor Commercial activities to meet the project objectives. Ensure these activities are carried out in a way that reflects best practice.
  • Ensure project, profit objectives and targets are met, and cash and margin are managed to maximise performance, all in a manner consistent with the group processes.
  • Ensure development needs of line reports are met and support with the development of the wider commercial function.
  • Support cost control / management within the Project Team


  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or related discipline.
  • Structures experience preferable but not essential.
  • NEC Option C experience preferred.

About us:

Laing O’Rourke are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O’Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O’Rourke’s story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

We want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you need the application form in an alternative format or you would like to know more about our recruitment process, please email resourcingteam@laingorourke.com




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