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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Brentwood, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 + package
Job description

We are working with a house builder in Brentwood, who are looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Quantity Surveyor to help deliver large scale housing projects in the Essex area.

Based out of their Brentwood office, they have a strong pipeline of work to deliver with most of their projects being within the Essex area. The role is ideally suited for a Trainee/ Assistant Quantity Surveyor with min 1/2 years experience working for a main contractor looking for progression.

This opportunity will allow you to get involved in a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities. You will be responsible for site development and all commercial cost appraisals for your projects and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

With a more than competitive basic salary on offer of up to £45,000, alongside a fantastic bonus scheme and package, this is a great opportunity to better yourself whilst having the clear progression path that others will struggle to offer.

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.
  • Working closely with the Senior surveyors
  • Preparing and submitting material delivery sheets

Education & 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.



TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.