Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Expiring today

Randstad CPE
Newcastle upon Tyne
£23 - £24/hour
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Randstad CPE are currently working with one of the UK's premier construction companies here in the North East. The company in question have several multi-million pound schemes due to start and are therefore aiming to appoint two Assistant Quantity Surveyors immediately for a minimum duration of 6 months. The successful candidate should preferably have experience working for a main contractor in a previous role.

Excellent opportunity for someone with a minimum of 2+ years experience and hoping to work with a genuine market leader in the construction industry.

Responsibilities include:


Accurately report the financial and contractual situation of the sub contractors and suppliers

Check that sub-contractors are procured to the programme and that agreements are robust in order to achieve best value

Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications for payment including Final accounts

Take timely and proper action (e.g., notices) in accordance with the contract/sub-contract. Assist with preparation of contractual claims

Work closely with other QS members and other site staff

Give support and advice to site team on commercial matters where possible

Be knowledgeable about the provisions of the Construction Act and other Contract types relating to suppliers and sub contractors

Contribute to the set up and review of the project risk register

Financial and contractual needs of a contract are fully met in line with the required standards and time constraints

Support the team in giving the Client/Client's Representatives timely and accurate information

Initiate ways of promoting CR activities


- Academic qualification in Quantity Surveying or related discipline

- Excellent organiser with proven time management skills

- Numerate with good IT skills

- Excellent communication skills

Should you wish to discuss this role confidentially, please do not hesitate to call Lee at Randstad CPE Newcastle office on (Apply online only).

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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