Quantity Surveyor - Various Sites


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.


The role

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 accountabilities

With key experience in pre-contract negotiations,

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


Skills & experience

With key experience in pre-contract negotiations, 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, and other benefits commensurate to your skills and experience.

Committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.



This is a site based role, travel is essential.

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.