Assistant QS / QS

25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + Car Allowance and Pension
17 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a Groundworks contractor based in the East Midlands. We are looking for a Estimator or Quantity Surveyor to assist with pricing and commercial control of projects on site. You would report directly to the Directors and there would be room for progression as the company grows.
Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office
Self-motivated and proactive
Commercial awareness and understanding of the Construction process
Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
Negotiation skills
The ability to integrate and play active part in the team
Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise to meet deadlines
Willing to learn and grow
Experience of the civil engineering industry and/ or construction industry.
CSCS card
Relevant construction qualification
To be considered you must have experience working in a surveying/estimating function already for a Main or Sub-Contractor
Ideally you would have housing and commercial experience. But all relevant experience will be considered.
Duties will include
Ensure timely submission of Applications for Payments and Cash Collection.
Measurement and take offs.
Assist tender activity including pricing, preparation and submission.
Assist in detailed breakdowns of tenders.
Assist and Obtain best value sub-contract and supplier prices.
Procurement of sub-contract works including documentation and compliance.
Attend regular review meeting.
To price the elements of any scheme using current competitive rates.
To attend tender review meetings and explain the thinking behind established tender cost.
Establish and maintain a good professional working relationship with all prospective clients.
Look to develop good working relationships with manufacturers, suppliers etc and generate new business opportunities for the company
Any other reasonable management request.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: GBP25,000.00 to GBP40,000.00 year

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