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Assistant Quantity Surveyor With Leading UK Housebuilder

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Middlesex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Package
Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor With Leading UK Housebuilder


I am currently working with one of the UK's leading housebuilders that requires an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor. My client builds award-winning homes across the country in prime locations, striving to create sustainable new developments. they operate UK wide from London to Scotland, completing many high profile projects including works on the 2012 Olympic Village.

This is a great role for a candidate with some experience as an Assistant or Trainee Quantity Surveyor, coming from another housebuilder, to join a leading business and develop their career, alternatively, you may be a Graduate (with some placement experience) looking for your first role out of University.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts as directed by line manager.
  • Monthly stock taking for external valuations.
  • Prepare and agree daywork sheets.
  • Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes.
  • Assisting QS to ensure that payments to sub-contractors are made on time and in accordance with the subcontract agreement
  • Assisting with preparation of external valuations
  • Assisting in preparation of financial reports by taking relevant site measurements and/or measuring from drawings as directed by line manager.
  • Monthly stock taking for internal valuations
  • Assisting in preparation of pre-cost estimates, analysis of Head Office cost prints and divergences between pre-cost estimates and Head Office cost prints.
  • Preparing material reconciliations.
  • Preparing and submitting material delivery sheets

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 GCSE’s A – C, including Maths and English
  • Must have completed at least one year of surveying related studies such as National Certificate or HND or Quantity Surveying degree
  • Previous work experience within the construction industry in a Trainee QS role is essential.
  • Experience working in an Assistant role is desirable.
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Quick to learn and strives for continuous improvement in everyday tasks
  • Understands the importance of meeting customers’ needs
  • Flexible with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
  • Keen interest in construction and a willingness to progress within the industry