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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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

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Job description

I am currently recruiting for a high-end contractor in Watford who are looking to add an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to their ever-growing team.

The purpose of this job is to maximise the gross margin on the company’s building contracts by supporting the Project Surveyor 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 at offices near Wimbledon, but will need to visit sites, mostly located in Hertfordshire postcodes but also in adjacent Home Counties.

Key responsibilities include:

·        Prepare and despatch tender packages to sub-contractors (with clerical support)

·        Set up job files and all necessary records (with clerical support, and in conjunction with Accounts Department)

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

·        Check and approve sub-contractors’ claims for payment (in conjunction with the Senior Project Surveyor)

·        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 (in conjunction with the Senior Project Surveyor).

On Offer:

·        £40,000

·        Benefits including pension, healthcare etc



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