Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Salary banding - £22,000 - £30,000 + package, based in Manchester / Cheshire - site based role
My client are a national building contractor who work in the following sectors.
Building (industrial projects)
Civil engineering (groundworks, bridges, earthworks, remediation)
They are an established national main contractor who have a North West based office which is based in Cheshire.
They have an extremely strong order book for the next 5 years, they work with a large number of public and private clients.
This opportunity is for a driven Assistant Quantity Surveyor that is looking for a career move to a business that can enable them to work autonomously and have a clearly defined career path with a very successful organisation.
You will be given a thorough training and development programme.
All projects are industrial based and you should have building experience (within any sector - education, health, commercial, industrial etc )
The projects are tradition build and project values will be between £5M - £15M.You will be site based with office visits. Sites are in Manchester and the office is in Cheshire.
Submitting accurate detailed payment applications
Assisting a Senior Quantity Surveyor
Prepare and tender documents
Assisting on Industrial projects
Report to the Commercial manager
Identifying areas of overspend and waste
Identifying and reviewing areas of commercial risk and opportunity
Chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments
Ensuring records are made and recorded to support any variations and claims
Producing accurate internal reporting
Optimise cash in and the net cash position
Advise on commercial risks and opportunities within the project/s
Negotiate with clients representatives and other consultants
Advise Project Management on contractual implications of intended courses of action
You will have experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT design and build
You will possess the ability to measure from drawings to produce Contractors Quantities and to refer to available price data and information to prepare estimates for projects of a small value.
You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation
All applicants must have a main contracting background
The successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor will have:
A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying
2+ years QS experience working for a main Building Contractor
Ambitious, driven and passionate personality
Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist building, infrastructure and civil engineering Recruitment consultant based in the Manchester area.
AndersElite supply highly skilled technical and management professionals throughout the Northwest.
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