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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 17 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407668PWI

My clients are looking to appoint an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to be based at their regional office in Leeds. My clients projects include housing, extra care & retirement living projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Quantity Surveyor in all relevant commercial and contractual activities associated with schemes and projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist with contract administration of sub-contracts
  • Help ensure the timely and accurate assessment and payment of sub-contractor’s applications and issue payment notifications to sub-contractors
  • Support the preparation of interim valuations and final accounts
  • Provide measurement of quantities both on site and from drawings, where required
  • Timely and accurate evaluation of variations/provisional sum expenditure and monitoring of the same
  • Monitor weekly direct labour & plant subcontractor payments
  • Assist with cost management
  • Assist with internal valuations, sub-contract liabilities and cost value reconciliations
  • Work closely with Site Managers to monitor progress and its effect on margin and program
  • Ensure good quality, accurate records are submitted and maintained on shared drive and Viewpoint
  • Delay identification/notification/ in tandem with Quantity Surveying line manager
  • Provide support and guidance to Trainee Quantity Surveyor as required
  • Build relationships with supply chain, colleagues, client & design team

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5 GCSE (Grade A-C or 4- 9) or equivalent including Maths and English
  • HNC or equivalent -essential
  • Working knowledge of contract conditions such as NEC, JCT-desirable
  • CSCS card -desirable
  • Valid Driving Licence 
  • We welcome graduate with relevant work experience

On offer is a very attractive salary, car package, annual bonus, generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme and life assurance. For more information on this role please contact Paul Wilkinson on the number supplied or via email on