Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location: Northern Region

We are seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support our Senior Quantity Surveyors in the Northern Region. The role will involve working on interesting civil engineering schemes and projects, including highways, infrastructure, bridges, flood alleviation and general heavy civils. You will initially be working on a scheme in Rotherham.

Key Responsibilities

Provide general assistance to Senior Quantity Surveyors
•Assist with preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
•On-site measurement and measurement of drawings as required
•Assist with identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
•On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
•Feasibility studies of clients requests
•Assist with preparation of estimates
•Assist with analysing sub-contractors quotations
•Assist with preparation and agreeing variation accounts
•Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

We are seeking a highly organised individual with great negotiation skills, and excellent verbal and written English.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment.
They will be able to handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy skills, and must have experience of working in a civil engineering environment and undertaking the commercial function for active contracts.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.