Sector: Civil Engineering

Location: Durham

Job Reference: RL84596

Assistant QS – Fast paced learning environment – Regional work

Established, reputable contractor operating within a framework contract, providing a fast turnaround of repairs and maintenance within a setting requiring civils, mechanical and electrical engineering work. The company offers a secure workload and a supportive environment from which an Assistant QS can hone their commercial skill set.

This position will include the full suite of commercial activities:
– Preparation of valuations and final accounts
– Procurement of subcontractors including pre-order meetings
– Contract administration
– Assessment and payment of subcontractor applications
– Measurement of quantities from drawings and on site
– Direct labour and plant payments
– Material cost control

It is essential to be able to work closely with the Site Manager, reporting to a commercial line manager. This position is office based with time to be spent on site, with some flexibility to work from home.

Experience Required
Applicants should have a minimum of an HND in quantity surveying with some experience gained within a practical setting such as a placement year or under/postgraduate position whilst studying. Applicants should have a positive attitude, keen to work within a fast paced environment and to learn every aspect of the commercial quantity surveying function.

Salary is negotiable and will vary depending on experience – for guidance, circa £25,000 – plus car allowance, pension scheme and other package benefits.

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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