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Junior Quantity Surveyor

  • £18,000 - £25,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

Junior Quantity Surveyor – RC Frames And Groundworks Subcontractor

 

About the company

Based in Hertfordshire just north of the M25 this privately owned business specialises in the construction of reinforced concrete frames and associated groundwork packages. They currently turnover around £50 million per annum but with sensible plans in place for targeted growth, this is expected to increase by around £5-£10m per annum.

They offer a modern image with a very polished office, excellent in-house capability and great standards for quality in everything they do. They maintain a focus of developing their systems before expanding their workload and this is demonstrated by the fact, they own their own building, their own large plant yard, their own formwork, their own plant and much more. The business directors are constantly focusing on investing back into the business to build in security for everyone that works there plus better working conditions and capabilities for moving forward. This truly is a very exciting business to work for.

Outside of the above, on a personal note it is worth mentioning that this office environment is second to none. With a breakout area that includes a pool table, a table tennis table and a full stocked non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks fridge, there is obviously a good balance between work and play with in this business and with additional little perks such as a full funded Ocado shop each week for everyone’s desired breakfasts and lunches, you get a real feel for how people matter to this company.

About the Opportunity

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is need for a degree qualified Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Manager in the successful commercial and financial management of projects. As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for assisting with the management of costs with an end goal of maximising the project profit 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 works.

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. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to join an award winning, specialist subcontractor.

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend upon previous experience and suitability, however successful individuals could expect to target a basic salary anywhere from £18,000 – £25,000.

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

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar. Additionally, candidates must have a some post graduate experience and this must have been gained whilst working for construction contractor.