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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Southend, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000
Job description

I am currently recruiting for a leading, Civil engineering sub-contractor, based in Southend, Essex who are looking to add an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to their ever-growing team, someone with a specific focus on Groundwork and Civils, various projects across London and the South East.

The purpose of this job is to maximise the gross margin on the company’s contracts by supporting the commercial team in obtaining best prices for sub-contracts, accurately assessing costs during the delivery of the contract, and justifying and claiming all contractual payments due to the company by the client. 

The vacancy would suit a semi-qualified/qualified surveyor. The candidate must have a minimum of two years practical surveying experience working for a similar sized company. The job-holder will be based on site, so applicants will be considered across London and the South East but will need to travel for the sites, the South East, London and Home Counties.

Key responsibilities include:

·        Prepare and despatch tender packages to sub-contractors

·        Set up job files and all necessary records

·        Collate sub-contractor tenders and, in consultation with the Contracts Manager, award sub-contracts

·        Check and approve sub-contractors’ claims for payment

·        Liaise with sub-contractors to resolve queries

·        Assess and cost variations to contract

·        Update and maintain records

·        Assist with contract valuations

·        Assist with monthly cost/value reconciliations

·        Submit and agree final accounts

On Offer:

·        £40,000

·        Benefits including pension, healthcare etc



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