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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shrewsbury
Salary: 20000 - 30000
Contact Name: Andrew Halliday – Senior White Collar Consultant
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking to employ an Assistant Quantity Surveyor for their business based in Shropshire. They are a leading Highways and Infrastructure client with an impressive reputation in the industry. They deal with all aspects of highways including bridge structures highways new build, maintenance and public realm works. 

You will be responsible for assisting the Senior QS with:
• Preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
• On-site measurement and measurement of drawings as required
• Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
• Feasibility studies of clients requests
• Preparation of Subcontracts
• Analysing sub-contractors quotations
• Preparation and agreeing variation accounts
• Preparation and agreeing of interim valuations and final accounts
• Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors
• Providing evidence for resolution of disputes
• Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedure

Skills and Qualifications:
• An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent
• Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
• A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
• Self-motivation, passion and a driven ‘can do’ attitude
• Be able to organise yourself and others workload
• Be proactive in your approach
• An excellent communicator
• A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
• The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
• Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement

The ideal candidate must have a formal QS qualification (BSC/HND etc) and some post grad experience is an advantage. RICS or ICES would be desirable but not essential.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to suit this role please send your CV for the attention of Andrew Halliday