Junior/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Moss Agate Ltd
London (Greater)
01 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
If you’re a Junior, Assistant or Trainee Quantity Surveyor with some work experience and ambitious to achieve your career potential, please read on.

Join this hugely successful M&E Engineering Services Company as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor and you will get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

They are committed to recruiting an ambitious Quantity Surveyor to support the Rail and Aviation teams in London to work on projects for Network Rail, London Underground and airport networks projects. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within our business.

The teams deliver complex M&E projects across the overground and underground rail networks, across Airport estates and on other major public infrastructure projects in a live operational environment.

Typical Day-to-Day duties:
Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.

To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.

Assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement, presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.

Support the Project Managers to deliver professional and competent advice and service, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines.

Manage a programme of current workload in order that all projects receive the relevant allocation of resource.

Assess contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the project managers to ensure that only legitimate payments are certified.

Work with the Project Managers to become familiar with, review and update the risk registers aligned with any early warnings.

Identify principal risks and opportunities, raise, addresse and resolve problems wherever possible at a project level and support the project delivery team, maintaining a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.

Responsible for managing and reporting change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are adhered to by all parties.

Review main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifie where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations wherever possible.

Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.

Your experience so far -
Expertise and/or exposure to administering multi-disciplinary construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC3 suite.

Some experience of supporting complex contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.

Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline, or currently studying similar courses with a view to becoming a qualified Quantity Surveyor.

Professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage, or on a educational/career path leading to professional qualifications.

Comfortable communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Stakeholders

Expert analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and Internal Stakeholders.

Why this position –
The business is passionate about career training and development, allocating significant funds for personal development, and offer a dynamic challenging job with sector focus in a good working environment, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the role.

You will have a great deal of responsibility with career opportunity and freedom for initiatives.

They offer a fantastic working environment where you have a clear career path, and will be encouraged to develop your skills in a variety of directions. In addition, Senior Management will act as professional mentors throughout your training and development, and you will be given the opportunity to work directly with key Clients and get gain valuable site experience throughout the delivery of the projects

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