Quantity Surveyor Jobs in Cardiff – Wales – UK at Samuel Knight International Limited

Title: Quantity Surveyor

Company: Samuel Knight International Limited

Location: Cardiff – Wales – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Programmer


The Role

Samuel Knight International are pleased to be recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our national design consultancy as part of the Infrastructure Rail Team in Wales.

The successful candidate willprovide post-contract commercial management of high value/risk activity, as well as to support pre-contract activity within the Project delivery team. Providing specialist commercial advice, guidance and recommendations to mitigate commercial risks.

The Infrastructure Rail team has a record of delivering innovative solutions for leading edge projects within the UK and internationally. Offering a variety of work, structured personal development courses, first class working facilities and opportunity for lots of career progression.

Skills & Requirements

We are looking for someone not only with the essential skills and knowledge but someone who will be a good cultural fit and wants to be part of an excellent team.

The skills and requirements of our client are listed below. These are not exhaustive and experiences not listed will also be considered:


Ideally 4-8 years’ experience in commercial management role on infrastructure projects

Demonstrable relevant experience of managing Target Cost Contracts.

Good understanding of railway and construction industry forms of contract.

Good understanding of the construction/rail industry.

Good negotiation skills.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within Rail infrastructure.


Educated to degree standard in related subject.

Membership of a relevant professional institute, chartered status.

Awareness of industry issues.

Demonstrable relevant experience of managing NEC suite of contracts.


Competitive Salary of £40,000 – £55,000 (depending upon experience).

Annual leave-25 days (plus statutory).

Company Pension Scheme.

Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more.

Samuel Knight believe this is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual willing to take on a new challenge. The successful candidate will be working as Quantity Surveyor for a prestigious client on major high profile projects and will be encouraged to develop their career with the client with support will be provided for obtaining further relevant professional qualifications.

It is encouraged that applicants apply quickly as our client are in a position to arrange interviews quickly. For any queries, please contact our office for an informal chat. All interested candidates should submit their CV via this advert.

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