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Date Added: Fri 31/05/2024

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Exeter, EX1, UK
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Company: CITYSCAPE RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £30000 - £36000/annum

About the company

My client is a family-owned company turning over £280M. Six members of the family still work for the company within different regions, this results in the family identity being maintained through the whole of the company. Covering regions such as the South East, North West and Scotland my client is very well covered across the UK, working on projects that cover Multi-utilities, Rail and Civil Engineering. Their head office is based in Hertfordshire with beautiful views looking over the Herts countryside making it a really nice environment to work in. You will be working from a new ofrfice that is being established in Exeter and hybrid working is offered following a probation period.

One of my connections started off at the company as a trainee quantity surveyor and since then has moved his way up through the commercial team to Managing Quantity Surveyor. Due to his career path, he only wants to bring people into his team who share the same vision as him. Training and development is a huge part of their culture, they have a programme put in place to help all members of staff grow and they want to help bring the best out of all their staff.

Being one of the leading names within Utilities and Civil Engineering, the client has a low turnover of staff. People like to stay at this company for a long time because of the high standards of work they set and the huge opportunities within the company to progress, develop and grow.

My client has landed a few huge contracts with the likes of HS2, Thames Water and UKPN. This is due to the standard of work they produce and because of their huge diversity programme. Diversity is something they take very seriously and something they like to involve within the company culture; a concept that is brilliant to see within the modern construction industry.

About the role

Due to the company rebuilding their commercial team, there is need for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the quantity surveyor, within the utilities sector of the company. You will be responsible for managing costs with the goal of making as much profit as possible for the company on the projects you'll be working on and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing client relationships. The successful individual will be involved in viewing and evaluating payments including site measurements as necessary) and will undertake general surveying of projects as required including reviewing and pricing of variations and preparing valuations with Project Managers and the Commercial Director.

The projects that you'll be involved in multi utility projects, all the contracts will be NEC contracts.

Benefits and rewards

The company is huge on personal development, progression and long term stability. You'll be working for a company where they want you to work up the ladder and progress through the company.

You'll be rewarded with a very competitive salary which ranging from £30,000- £36,000.

You'll be part of a young, fun and energetic working environment.

Requirements

You'll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC) in a Construction , Civils, commercial management or quantity surveying or equivalent qualification.

It's important to have experience working within highways for a tier 1 or tier 2 company as an assistant quantity surveyor and to show good long term stability at the companies you have worked for.

It's also important to have experience and knowledge working on NEC contracts.

You'll also need a full UK driver's license to allow to get from the office to the construction site and to other locations you might require to visit
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