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Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Highways

  • £25,000 - £35,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company

Our client is a tier 2 main contractor who are currently operating at a turnover of £50M. They are a family run company who have been working in surfacing and highways maintenance for over 40 years. Our client is based in East London but they cover projects all across London. There projects range in value from £250,000 – £10M and they can vary from street lighting, utilities infrastructure, S278 works and term maintenance. In terms of stability, my client is a cash rich company who are in a very strong and stable financial situation.

About the opportunity

Due to the company rebuilding their commercial team, there is need for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the quantity surveyor, within the Highways sector of the company. You will be responsible for managing costs with the goal of making as much profit as possible for the company on the projects you’ll be working on and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing client relationships. 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 Director.

The project that you will initially be involved in is a town centre regeneration scheme which is focused on aesthetic features such as footpaths, bridge repairs, hard and soft landscaping, playgrounds, S278 works and surfacing.

About the benefits and rewards

The company actively encourages personal development, progression and long-term stability. Our client wants their employees to work up the ladder and progress internally and promotes a fun and energetic working environment.

You’ll be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £25,000 – £35,000 + package (depending on experience) + either a company car or car allowance.

About the requirements

You’ll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to a Foundation Degree level (HND or HNC) in Construction, Civils, Commercial Management or Quantity Surveying (or hold an equivalent qualification).

It’s important you can demonstrate experience working within the civil engineering and highways maintenance sector working for a tier 1. Tier 2 or tier 3 sub-contractor or main contractor.

You’ll also need a full UK driver’s license to allow you to get from office to site and other locations you might be required to visit.

No freelances will be considered.