​Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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North West - All Permanent May 20th 2019 £25,000 - £28,000 plus car allowance, pension, healthcare, 24 days holiday APH/FP/2019/2005AQS Pippa Holland

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

North West


£25,000 - £28,000 plus car allowance, pension, healthcare, 24 days holiday

Our client, a successful and established North West building contractor are looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team in the North West. The ideal Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be a graduate who is looking to to progress his/her career with a top tier main contractor

Working within varying sectors including industrial, health, education, commercial and development led schemes you will be required to develop and fulfil the following role:

  • 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.