Assistant Quantity Surveyor
A leading national civil engineering contractor is looking to hire an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from their Milton Keynes office. The successful candidate will likely be a recent graduate or an upcoming graduate with an RICS recognised degree in Quantity Surveying and interested in working for a leading main contractor on civil engineering projects.
The company specialise in the civil engineering aspects of large projects. A large part of their business is in the retail sector, performing the groundwork's, medial works and external works to large buildings such as supermarkets, shopping centres and distribution centres.
However they are not limited to such work and perform as a main contractor or sub-contractor on a variety of other civil engineering projects.
Responsibilities and Duties
You will work closely with one of the Senior Quantity Surveyors in the business. Your role will involve a combination of being office based and site based and you will provide general commercial assistance to senior staff on the project.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Some experience in an assistant / Trainees Quantity Surveyor role is desired. Either post qualification or as a placement year whilst studying.
- High level of numeracy and verbal and written English
- Strong Organisation & Planning skills
- Highly computer literate
- Good team working skills
- Able to record records accurately
- Completion or working towards an RICS supported Degree / qualification in Quantity Surveying is essential
Employing Company Overview and Profile
With over 50 years experience of delivering major infrastructure projects in the UK and Ireland, the hiring company is a specialist civil engineering contractor with numerous offices throughout the UK. They have a commercial team of Circa 11 staff working from Milton Keynes and due to strong performance are looking to expand this team this year. They can offer the successful candidate a strong start to their career with a market leading contractor on exciting projects as well as strong mentorship from experienced staff who have worked with the business for a prolonged period of time.
Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
£20k - £30k (DOE)