Job: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Howard James Reccruitment, Northwich, Winsford, Knutsford

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Job TitleAssistant Quantity Surveyor
Salary £20,000 – £25,000
Location Preston Brook
Job Information

Our client are a market leading Construction and Development ompany and due to growth of the business they are looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from there Preston Brook offices.

The primary responsibility is to assist the Senior Quantity Surveyor in there role and to commence undertaking own minor contracts and specific tasks to other contracts for the Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Main responsibilities:

  • Measure every material/ quantities required for site by analysing drawings
  • Liaise with subcontractors for quotations
  • Compare prices from different costs
  • Chase subcontractors for prices
  • Prepare Subcontract orders for approval by QS/ Senior QS
  • Prepare subcontract payments with current contracts and final accounts/ check retention value.
  • Pass quotation costs to Senior Quantity Surveyor for authorisation, approval or feedback.
  • Adhere to budgets and source quotations which provide best value and best quality.
  • Pass procurement information to relevant Quantity Surveyor for approval.
  • Input cost data for subcontractors
  • Monitor and review quotations and costs and where necessary negotiate with subcontractors to secure best value and best quality.
  • Liaise with subcontractors on site work issues.
  • Visit site to observe progress of works including recording any subcontract issues.
  • Progress own minor contracts from commencement through to completion including undertaking all roles as done by a Quantity Surveyor requesting assistance where required.
  • Control the drawings issued from the office rack and ensures other Assistant Quantity Surveyors/ Trainee Quantity Surveyors comply with their duties for placing and sorting of the drawings as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • NVQ Level 3, A Level’s, HNC, Degree or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Good knowledge including Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

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Large Company benefits and competitive Salary

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