Senior Quantity Surveyor


Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor with Rail and/or Infrastructure experience?

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are a sustainable contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work in our South East Wales Region. Candidates based round Newport, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Abergavenny and Bristol would be suitable. You would work on projects within your region so no need to work away.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


The Senior Quantity Surveyor will have experience of a range of contracts NEC 3 & 4, JCT and ICC, experience of dealing with a number of clients both private and public sector, with the ability to manage and mentor a team of Quantity Surveyors of varying levels, reporting to the Managing Surveyor for our South East Wales Infrastructure business.

Joining our team, you will:

  • Oversee and mentor the commercial team on your project(s)
  • Liaise closely with the regional Managing QS and Contracts Manager
  • Review the monthly cost report for your project(s)
  • Oversee the measurement and preparation of valuations
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts
  • Record, monitor and review the financial performance of contracts
  • Undertake change management, provide guidance and assist the regional team.


As our ideal Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have:

  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Process driven
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.
  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages

It is preferred that applicants are educated to at least Degree level although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted. Prior experience of working on civil engineering schemes, highway construction or general civil engineering is preferred.


We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:
  • Company car/car allowance (where applicable)
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks)
  • We currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause’
  • Training and development opportunities

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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