Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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30 June 2017
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Job Description

An excellent opportunity for a Graduate or Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a Construction Contractor in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.

We are supporting this successful business, who are looking to recruit a talented Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join their team, working on projects up to £10 million. Your role will be a combination of office and site based work. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be working to help make projects more commercially focused, controlling costs and ensuring that contracts are studied thoroughly to mitigate risk and penalties. Projects are diverse in nature - examples of which are; a new extension for a school, an office conversion, and high spec residential upgrades.

The company are looking to take someone on who they can invest time in training all aspects of the role of Quantity Surveyor from cost management, to commercial negotiation and final accounts. Part of the role will include estimating and tendering to win projects. You will be going out to construction projects, so your own transport will be necessary. Most of the works are in the Buckinghamshire area, through to North West London.

About The Role

  • Assisting in all commercial aspects of the project;
  • Assisting in monthly valuations and applications;
  • Working to complete Commercial reports;
  • All aspects relating to bulk material procurement;
  • Assisting with sub-contract procurement;
  • Recording and Managing variations to contract accounts;
  • Assisting with direct labour payments.


  • Qualification in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying;
  • Experience in a Quantity Surveying role;
  • Good communication skills and presentable appearance;
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management, including direct contact with our clients;
  • Ability to work to programmes and deadlines, and be flexible to adapt to change;
  • Must be computer literate in most Microsoft programmes, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project.

On offer for the Assistant Quantity Surveyor position is a basic salary in the region of £30,000 circa p.a. depending on experience, plus package. This is an excellent opportunity with a sought after company who continue to expand and grow.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Mark Seckerson on 07896 079493 or email. 

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Construction Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.

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