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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Build

  • Salary: £18000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + package depending on experience
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH376904_1525884679

Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Building - Industrial and Commercial Projects - Manchester and Cheshire based - call me for more information on 07980 006 436

The client

One of the North Wests most successful main contractors is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

The office is based in Cheshire and sites are based in the Manchester, Cheshire and Liverpool areas.

This contractor works in the following sectors.

Commercial

Industrial

The role

This opportunity is for a driven Assistant Quantity Surveyor that is looking for a career move to a business that can enable them to work autonomously and have a clearly defined career path with a very successful organisation. The projects are tradition build and project values will be between £10M - £30M

Duties

Measurement / Taking off

Split based role (office and site(s)

Submitting accurate detailed payment applications

Assisting a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveying team

Prepare and tender documents

Assisting on Industrial projects

Report to the Commercial manager

Identifying areas of overspend and waste

Identifying and reviewing areas of commercial risk and opportunity

Chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments

Ensuring records are made and recorded to support any variations and claims

Producing accurate internal reporting

Optimise cash in and the net cash position

Advise on commercial risks and opportunities within the project/s

Negotiate with clients representatives and other consultants

Take part in meetings

Advise Project Management on contractual implications of intended courses of action

The candidate

The successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor will have:

A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management (there is some flexibility with this, if someone has started a relevant degree and is half way through please apply)

2+ years QS experience working for a main Building Contractor (ideally but please note I would be very interested in talking to someone with 3 months + relevant experience)

Ambitious, driven, hardworking and passionate personality

You will have some experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT design and build

You will possess the ability to measure from drawings to produce Contractors Quantities and to refer to available price data and information to prepare estimates for projects of a small value.

You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation

Salary

£18,000 - £29,000 plus package (depending on experience)

Some financial help with Education

Pension

Business Mileage

Car allowance (depending on level and experience)

Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist building, infrastructure and civil engineering Recruitment consultant based in the Manchester area.

AndersElite supply highly skilled technical and management professionals throughout the Northwest.

If you would like to discuss this role or any of my other roles, or if you require a full job spec don't hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or email me at

Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Our non-discrimination policy can be viewed on our website at anderselite .com /non-discrimination-policy

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