Quantity Surveyor

£20000 - £30000 Per Annum
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Ali Kidman
Job Type

Job title/Ref

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - 48278



Role type



£20-30k pa

We are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.  Detail below.

About the role 
We have a vacancy for an Assistant Surveyor to join our QS team working on a range of health and infrastructure projects worth over £200m. The role will provide effective surveying assistance to senior and team colleagues as directed to ensure that a high level of technical, financial and commercial control is maintained on projects.
You will also working as part of a multidisciplinary team undertaking feasibility studies, design, planning, procurement and undertake construction stage cost management.

What you will do:

Pre- Contract

  • Drawing measurements: Taking off and producing budget cost estimates and cost planning.
  • Tender document production
  • Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Work and Activity Schedule preparation.
  • Assisting the development of cost plans
  • Initial value engineering
  • Reviewing tender returns
  • Attending design team meetings

 Post- Contract

  • Site visits to review application for payment.
  • Continuing development of cost plans
  • Valuation certificate production
  • Reviewing contractor's application for payment.
  • Analysis of sub-contractor packages with contractor
  • Preparation of financial reports during the construction phase.
  • Final account information: Review Contractor submissions and report accordingly Production for review and issue.
  • Participate in value engineering workshops and analysis of findings.


  • Providing general support for senior surveyors and above on all aspects of the QS role both pre contract and post contract.
  • Provide project information to marketing and cost planning as required.

The ideal candidate will be confident, articulate and possess excellent written and oral communication skills with a desire to progress in the field of Quantity Surveying. Candidates will be keen to progress to Chartered Status and undertake additional job-specific training.

Your experience will include:

 Essential Requirements

  • HNC, HND, BSc/ MSc in Quantity Surveying
  • Working towards Chartered (RICS) status
  • Between 2-5 years industry experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • MS Office Proficient
  • A full driving licence
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Team working

 Desirable Requirements

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience in health or building sectors
  • Experience of NEC3 Project Management (to discuss with MA/LS)
  • Programming (MS Project or similar) (to discuss with MA/LS)
  • BIM Proficient

If you are an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, have the experience required above & are looking for a permanent role with a future, please apply & I will contact you asap.  Thank you.  Ali/Number 8 Resourcing Ltd
Please don’t apply if you don’t meet the experience required!