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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX8076 Job Posted 14/12/2017 Region Midlands and East Anglia Location North Birmingham Salary £23k - £28k +Excellent Package Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Consultant Stuart Hackett

An Assistant level Quantity Surveyor is required to join a leading regional main contractor based in Birmingham. You will work on new build and refurbishment projects typically valued between £1m - £6m.  The successful candidate will support the Senior Quantity Surveyor on one or more projects to start with before eventually taking on more responsibility and moving into a role where they manage their own project(s).

Project Details

The successful candidate will be expected to manage multiple projects typically valued between £1 - £6m. You will be site based and provide commercial assistance to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, potentially over multiple projects.  The company carry out work on new build and refurbishment projects across a number of specific sectors of the built environment, including:

- Education
- Residential
- Industrial & Commercial
- Leisure & retail
- Heritage
- Framework Agreements

Responsibilities and Duties

You will be site based and may be expected to split your time over multiple projects. You will report directly into the Senior Quantity Surveyor, providing day to day commercial assistance on the project(s).

Duties will include:

- Measurements
- Sub contractor management
- Managing payments
- Valuations
- Financial reporting
- Attending site meetings

Desired Skills and Experience

- Candidates will already have some experience of working in a junior level Quantity Surveying role and have a good understanding of the QS role and the basic day to day duties
- Candidates who have experience working on projects in the built environment rather than on civils projects would be preferred, however any promising assistant level Quantity Surveyor's will be considered
- Excellent organisation and planning skills are essential
- Confident, professional and enthusiastic personality
- Excellent written and verbal English is essential

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Candidates will ideally be qualified to Degree level or similar equivalent

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is an award winning regional main contractor based in the West Midlands. They carry out a wide range of projects in the built environment, giving candidates an ideal opportunity to experience working on a appealing variety of work with the company. They offer a comprehensive employment package and a competitive basic salary as well as supporting candidates who are looking to achieve their Chartered status as a Quantity Surveyor.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

- Circa £23k - £28k Basic Salary
- Company Car or Car Allowance
- 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays
- Optional Bupa private health care
- Contributed pension
- Life insurance cover
- Critical Illness Cover
- Professional membership reimbursement

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