Assistant Quantity Surveyor

01 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant/ Junior Quantity Surveyor – North East

A national Process Engineering business are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a contract or permanent role basis


- To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company's procedures;
- To co-operate with, report to and implement the reasonable directives of the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Manager (functional reporting) and the Project Manager (project matters);
- To ensure in consultation with the project team that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner so as to protect the Company's position in its operating activities;
- Ensure / assist with the project team the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications including for the timely submission of all necessary admeasure/variation/additional cost claims and subsequent cash collection and that subcontractor payments are dealt with fairly and in accordance with their subcontract terms;
- To prepare/assist accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates to the level of responsibility delegated by the individuals supervisors;
- To assist the project team in the administration of sub-contractor liabilities written into sub-contracts;
- Assist with or advise the impact of variations/design cost control/value engineering;
- Assist with or advise on programme/delay issues arising from change/variation and to prepare claims for extensions of time;
- Assist with or prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts;
- Assist with or prepare and report monthly cost v value reconciliations for their assigned project.
- Contribute to Project Meetings;
- Assist with or participate in dispute avoidance or alternatively resolution;
- To ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal development;
- To ensure that a high personal standard of professionalism is evident to all external stakeholders, peers and subordinates in the day to day management of the project activities;
- Travel is part of the role

What you will need:

- Holds a full UK Driving Licence
- Degree in Quantity Surveying
- 2 years post qualification experience within the sector
- Must be prepared to travel 2 – 3 days per week

What’s in it for you:

- Immediate start
- Contract or Permanent role
- Competitive hourly rate/Salary

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