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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Car or Allowance
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 385382ASM

Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - WELL ESTABLISHED MAIN CONTRACTOR- Building sector -ring on 0161 832 7577 / 07980 006 436 - email

The client

One of the North Wests largest and most successful regional main contractors are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to train up to Quantity Surveyor level.

This contractor works in the following sectors.
Listed building refurbishment
New build high rise
Care homes

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 £3M - £7M
You will be site based (in the North West) with Cheshire based office visits. Sites are in and around the North West of the UK.

Submitting accurate detailed payment applications
Assisting a Project or Senior Quantity Surveyor
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
Advise Project Management on contractual implications of intended courses of action
You will have 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

The candidate
The successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor will have a a relevant degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management OR in 3rd or final year of degree.
Ideally 2+ years QS experience working for a main Building Contractor
Ambitious, driven and passionate personality

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 dont hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or email me at

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