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Linear Recruitment helps candidates to find your perfect Quantity Surveyor job within the Power & Energy sector. Regardless of their experience. We recruit for Energy and Power Construction quantity surveyor roles at all levels, from trainee/junior opportunities through to senior-level positions. Our trusted relationships mean we also often have exclusive access to Energy & Power construction quantity surveyor jobs before they reach the open market.

Energy & Power Quantity Surveyor Job FAQs

What is an Energy & Power Quantity Surveyor?

A Quantity Surveyor manages all financial matters such as determining the client’s needs, valuing contracts, and costing materials and labour required in energy performance contracts. Other duties include creating budgets and schedules for all projects and ensuring they stay on track.

What is the average salary of an Energy & Power quantity surveyor in the UK?

The average quantity surveyor salary in the UK is currently around £55,000, 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 £80,000 per annum.

What training/qualifications do I need?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Membership

Chartered Energy & Power quantity surveyors are required to obtain RICS membership by completing the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence program.


Quantity surveyor roles normally require the completion of a relevant qualification, such as completion of a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or a diploma in electrical engineering or quantity surveying. Some employers also offer apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships, and graduate training schemes. 

What skills do quantity surveyors need?

You’ll be working with budgets and estimates so you’ll need strong mathematical and analytical skills, plus good attention to detail. A good knowledge of the Energy & power sector will also be useful, along with organization and project management skills. Candidates having knowledge of Auto-CAD or MRICS often get preference. 

What career paths/progression opportunities are available?

Energy 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 Power & Energy 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 several preferential agreements in place with clients in the Construction industry, we often have exclusive access to Power & Energy quantity surveyor vacancies before they reach the open market.

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

How do I apply for a job through Linear Recruitment?

Applying for a Power and energy quantity surveyor job with Linear Recruitment is quick and easy. 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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