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Linear Recruitment's wealth of experience and partnerships with construction firms of all sizes make them the perfect partner to help you find your ideal quantity surveyor job in the thriving sector, regardless of your experience. Quantity surveyor roles at every level in the construction industry are part of our recruitment. Our dependable relationships mean we frequently have access to quantity surveyor jobs before they're made available to everyone else.

Below you will find our latest job openings for quantity surveyors. To inquire about current job openings and roles, please contact our recruitment consultants.

Construction Sector: Quantity Surveyor FAQs

What is a quantity surveyor?

A quantity surveyor offers technical advice to property professionals, construction professionals, and property owners. They provide professional advice about which factors affect the buildings, such as alterations, building defects, and renovations.

What is the average salary of a quantity surveyor in the UK (construction sector)?

The average quantity surveyor salary in the UK is currently around £47,000, but this will depend on your level of experience and other factors like location. According to the National Careers Service, the average salary for a junior/entry role is £25,000 a year, with management roles like analysts and directors paying an average salary of £70,000 per annum.

What training/qualifications do I need?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Membership

Chartered Senior quantity surveyors are required to obtain RICS membership by completing the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence programme.

Required education

Quantity surveyors require an undergraduate degree in quantity surveying or a relevant subject (such as construction, surveying, building engineering, or civil engineering). You can also get a postgraduate degree. You can also start with a quantity surveyor apprenticeship, advanced apprenticeship or other job training such as a graduate scheme.

What skills do quantity surveyors need?

Since you will be dealing with estimates, budgets, execution, and marketing, you should have strong analytical and mathematical skills. Moreover, you should be good in negotiation and leadership skills. 

What career paths/progression opportunities are available?

Quantity surveyor roles offer natural progression opportunities based on experience, with the chance to grow within the role from entry/graduate through to assistant, senior, and manager/director levels.

Why use Linear Recruitment to find your next quantity surveyor job?

Linear Recruit has been a specialist in construction sector recruitment since our conception in 2001, and we’ve proudly recruited on behalf of clients working on large, high-profile construction projects across the UK. With a number of preferential agreements in place with clients in the construction industry we often have exclusive access to quantity surveyor vacancies before they reach the open market.

We recruit at multiple levels including both junior and senior roles and support all candidates seeking quantity surveyor jobs with interview advice, CV preparation tips, and comprehensive career advice

How do I apply for a job through Linear Recruitment?

Applying for a quantity surveyor job within the construction sector is quick and easy through our experienced recruitment agency. Just hit the ‘apply for role’ button and then fill out the contact form or email the recruitment consultant directly using the details at the bottom of the job description. Need additional help or information? Just get in touch.

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