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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • £25,000 - £40,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

Our client who is based in Central London has been established for the last 20 years. They are market leaders in the piling industry. Although they are based in Central London they cover projects in London and surrounding areas. They have a turnover of £15M with a consistent pipeline for the next 5 years.

This client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards and they are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development.

About the position:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is need for a degree qualified Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Director in the successful commercial and financial management of projects and tenders. As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for assisting with the management of costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships. You will be involved from tender stage through to project completion and projects will cover a diverse range of enabling works and remediation schemes, working under various forms of contract.

Key responsibilities will include assisting with the setting up of sub-contract packages, carrying out comparison of tenders, placing contract orders and meeting sub – contractors on site. Furthermore, the successful individual will manage sub – contractor accounts after works commence; (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 the preparation of valuations in conjunction with Project Managers and the Commercial Director.

Within this position, fantastic training and strong career progression opportunities will be offered so this is an exciting opening for a driven and motivated individual to join an award winning, specialist subcontractor.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar. Additionally, candidates must have a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience and this must have been gained whilst working within the civil engineering, groundworks or enabling works sectors.

About the package / benefits:

For this permanent position, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend on previous experience and suitability however successful individuals could expect to target a basic salary anywhere from £25,000 – £40,000.

Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company