Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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North West - Cheshire Permanent January 26th 2021 £25,000 - £30,000 BTC/FP/2021/2601AQS Brian Colton

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

North West


£25,000 - £30,000

Our client, a successful and established North West main contractor are looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team in the North West. Working on projects including industrial and commercial new builds, you will be required to fulfil the following role:

Key Tasks & Responsibilities of an Assistant Quantity Surveyor -

Assisting with:-

  • General project coordination and administration.
  • Preparation of initial site budgets.
  • Liaison, co-ordination with other departments regarding development works including engineers, surveyors, buyers, interiors and the construction team.
  • Preparation of subcontract tender documents.
  • Negotiation of subcontract packages.
  • Chairing and preparation of minutes for Subcontract pre-order meetings.
  • Preparation of subcontract documentation.
  • Subcontract payments, variation claims and final account settlement.
  • Measurement, calculation and preparation of direct labour prices.
  • Processing payment of direct labour wages.
  • Coordination with contractors on site.
  • Site visits and inspections.
  • Liasion with external consultants with regard to cost issues.
  • Payment of utility services as required.
  • Obtain risk assessments, method statements and safety documentation from subcontractors.
  • Taking off and scheduling of materials for passing to buyers for ordering.
  • Preparation of monthly cost reports for submission to Directors.
  • Preparation of external valuations for finance reporting and funding agreements.
  • Continuous financial advice throughout project to Site Management team.
  • Attendance of fortnightly Project Review meetings.
  • Ensuring cost control on site throughout the development programme to completion.
  • Maintaining site files and records.

The ideal candidate must be degree qualified or reaching qualification.

Construction experience is essential.