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Cost Control / Quantity Surveyor


Ewi recruitment

The leading infrastructure recruitment specialist are seeking a Cost Controller / Quantity Surveyor to join a leading Consulting Engineer on a major Light Rail project in Sri Lanka.


Joining the commercial team is an excellent opportunity to join a team of engineers that is widely recognized as market leaders in the field of rail The client ewi recruitment are working with act as a market leader with many award winning iconic projects.

Job Role / Responsibilities

The job role will be work in the field of Cost Controls and Quantity Surveying, candidates should have a background in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, and extensive experience as a Cost Controller on Rail projects.


The Colombo LRT project will run over 45 miles of track, encompassing 7 lines, and is expected to be under construction for many years to come.


The role will be based in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, presenting ex-pats with the chance to live in a holiday location, earning a high wage while maintaining a high standard of life at a low cost.

Salary Package

The salary package consists of $12,000 - $15,000 USD PCM 'net', with Phone Sim, internal transportation, mobilisation coverage, flights home every six months and visa coverage.


For this role the client that ewi recruitment are working with have a minimum requirement of

Bachelors Degree Educated

Preferably Chartered

Minimum 15 years cost controls/quantity surveying experience

Minimum 7 years relevant rail experience

Asia experience prefered

Key Words / SEO


Closing Statement

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any international rail assignments please contact r.sumner(at)

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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About EWI Recruitment

EWI Recruitment

EWI is an international consultancy formed of specialist technical consultants who recruit and advise in the fields of infrastructure and natural resources. Each division and consultant within ewi is focussed exclusively on their specialist remit. Similarly our network has been developed and nurtured, providing access to industry specific professionals across each vertical market. We posses unrivalled market and international project knowledge to support our clients sustainable success.

Our specialist rail team are devoted to the provision of technical expertise to leaders within the market. Within this sector we work in the fields of construction, consultancy, and engineering. In short the railway team at ewi are able to help our clients deliver railway projects from concept to turnkey and onto the operational and maintenance. Our networks span feasibility, design, site supervision, commissioning & testing and handover to service all aspects of the project lifecycle.

The ewi rail team are proud to have worked on some of the of the worlds most prestigious rail projects including but not limited to; the Qatar Doha Metro, Saudi Arabia Haramain High Speed Rail, China Beijing High Speed, Malaysia Klang Valley Metro, Denmark Copenhagen Metro, India Kolkata Metro as well as many more of the worlds leading rail projects. The ewi rail team have experience working on metro projects, light rail, underground and freight rail projects.

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Asia

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  • Salary
    $12,000 to $15,000 per month
  • Benefits
    Transport, Flights
  • Location
  • Company
    EWI Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
  • Date Posted
  • Application Closing
  • Start Date
  • Job ID
  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Rail Engineering
    Rail Operations
  • Industries
    Civil Engineering
  • Job Type
  • Home Working Possible?
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    54.5 months

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