Assistant Quantity Surveyor



Key focus of the Role:

Our client is family owned building / civil engineering company seeking an Assistant QS for the management and control of financial matters for live site projects and from time to time tendering for new projects. This will Include the procurement and management of materials and plant suppliers along with subcontractors and labour only operatives. Assisting with the cost control of projects, including project variations, production of applications for payment / invoicing and final account resolutions.

Previous experience:

Ideally working through your Quantity Degree, or Apprenticeship, or recently qualified with a construction background, and looking for training and progression within a forward thinking company.

Other responsibilities include:

Assisting with subcontract and materials ordering/procurement including payments and payless notices.
Assisting with estimating services providing detailed measures, including Bill of Quantities production and take offs
Assisting with the preparation of sub-contract packages on projects in a timely manner protecting the company's contractual position
Involvement with measurements, valuations, and agreement of work sections
Assisting with the submission of accurate and timely payment applications, and chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments
Identify areas of overspend, waste and commercial risk, and assist on the preparation of monthly financial reports including accurate internal cost reporting, in addition to producing final accounts, and extension of time claims
Working closely with the Site team, and liaise for resources of labour plant and materials
Preparation and completion of purchase orders
Completion and updating of internal project documents
Meet clients and attend site meetings to review and discuss work carried out
Liaising with clients for specification & design queries where required
Assisting with the production of supply chain analysis for new orders
Completing site remeasures with site manager, QS and or supply chain
Assisting with producing cost reports via completion of early stages with analysis of cost (s) movement
Attend and involvement with supply chain pre-start meetings

Person Specification:

With good communication skills and able to work to deadlines, you will be organised and methodical in your approach to working in accordance with our Company Policies. Good IT skills (Microsoft Office) with a logical approach to problem solving, you will also be a friendly and approachable team player.

A driving licence would be an advantage

What we offer:

We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us

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