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Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Civil Engineering

  • £25,000 - £32,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Assistant Quantity Surveyor 

Utilities/Civil Engineering 

£25,000 – £32,000 + package 

South London

About the company 

My client is the biggest utility contractor within the UK turning over £850M, specialising in gas, water, electric, fibre, and power. They are a tier one main contractor but they also sub-contract utility packages on large contracts. The opportunities to grow within the company are huge, they are always expanding and they like to promote within and reward their staff. You will be working in their offices in North London, they are very high-end and polished and it makes it a great environment to work in. The reputation of my client is brilliant, they are known for completing work on time and to a great standard, because of this, they have landed some big contracts with HS2, Thames Water, Anglian Water, UKPN and Southern Water.

About the role 

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who is looking for long term stability, hands on development, continued progression, and a great work environment. My client has recently won a long-term contract to work on water projects across London. The works will involve pipe diversions, excavations as well as clean water connections.

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be involved in a lot of clients faced meetings as well as ensuring each project is profitable for the company. You will be reporting to the Commercial Manager who will mentor, coach, and help develop your ability. The successful individual will be involved in viewing and evaluating payments including site measurements as necessary) and will undertake general surveying of projects as required including reviewing and pricing of variations and preparing valuations with Project Managers and the Commercial Manager.

Benefits and rewards 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £25,000 – £32,000 (dependant on experience. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment and working environment where they are motivated to do well.

About the requirements 

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably a BSc in quantity surveying and commercial management.

1-year experience working on NEC contract administration for a Civil Engineering contractor.

The role is a permanent position. No freelancers can be considered.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you?

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.