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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £20k - 25k per year + car, pension, negotiable (depending on level) per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394849ASM

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Rail - Manchester - £20 - £25k per annum plus package - please email to apply
The client
A busy and fast paced rail civils asset maintenance/management (CAM) framework environment. The business unit consists of ‘small’ maintenance projects both reactive and planned around the rail network.
They are responsible for the maintenance and repair of rail assets in a long term framework / contract agreement with works typically ranging in type, scale and value.
Projects can typically include repair and maintenance to bridges, tunnels, structures, stations, embankments, flood and weather damage, signage, de-vegetation, fencing, handrails etc.
The Role
As Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for assisting the Commercial team and contributing to the profitable performance of the business unit, through the successful commercial and financial management of works, including day to day duties such as:
• Assisting the Quantity Surveyors / Senior Quantity Surveyors with the procurement function and the evaluation of Subcontractors, including subcontract management and payment
• Prepare interim valuations
• Prepare final accounts and change controls
• Prepare project reports
• Prepare project forecasts
• Assisting in the preparation of CVR’s
To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as a Trainee, Graduate or Assistant Quantity Surveyor in a civil engineering environment. Some rail experience would be beneficial but is not essential for the position.
• Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management (HNC/HND/Degree)
• Civil Engineering project experience (rail, bridges, roads, structures for example)
• Contractual experience with NEC or bespoke NR forms of contract)
• Post Graduate experience as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in a civils contracting environment (candidates currently working in a Trainee or Graduate Quantity Surveyor position looking for career progression will also be strongly considered).
The Company
You will be joining a reputable and firmly established, engineering contractor operating nationally in rail, civils and engineering markets. A specialist civil, building, mechanical and electrical renewals and maintenance business with ongoing and successful projects and frameworks across the country.
• Up to £25,000
• Company car or car allowance
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Pension
• Westfield Health Cash Plan
• Life Insurance
If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position then please apply via LinkedIn alternatively you can send an up to date CV or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions