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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

The Company

Our client is a major main construction and engineering contractor with 100 years' experience in the industry; they have an impressive private and public portfolio of major build, civil and rail projects with values in excess of £200m+. They are a principal supply chain partner on a number of a high-profile framework agreements and are a trusted organisation who are strongly cash positive with a healthy track-record of profit growth.

The Project

As a skilled Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will initially be based on a large new build commercial project in Newcastle with a build value in excess of £30m+ You will support the Senior Quantity Surveyor in various aspects of cost management and contractual administration while playing an integral role in ensuring the project is financially viable and well-executed.


For this role it is essential that you carry the following skills as a minimum;

* IT skills
* Effective time management
* Superb negotiation capabilities
* Analytical and Mathematical skills
* Excellent sales and presentation skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritise projects
* Strong communication and attention to details
* Understanding of construction laws and regulations
* The ability to accurately estimate the costs associated with the project
* A solid understanding of construction materials, methods, and techniques

It is also essential that you hold the experience below;

* History of assisting on commercial packages on new build / refurbishment projects with build values in excess of £5m+
* At least 2 years' experience in the industry in a similar position working for a leading construction contractor

The Role

* Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
* Job Type: Permanent
* Location: Newcastle
* Project: £30m - New Build Commercial Project
* Reporting to: Senior Quantity Surveyor


* Preparing material reconciliations
* Monthly stock taking for valuations
* Measurement and valuation of works
* Assisting the QS with subcontract payments
* Preparing and submitting material delivery sheets
* Assisting in preparation of financial reports and valuations
* Assisting in the development of risk mitigation strategies
* Preparing bills of quantities (BOQ) and schedules of rates
* Communicating with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers
* Evaluating and comparing tender submissions from contractors
* Contributing to the development and monitoring of project budgets
* Identifying and assessing potential risks related to cost and contracts
* Measurement and valuation of sub-contractors work for payment and Final Account
* Collaborating with other members of the project team, including architects, engineers
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