REF: 29936/001

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


Our client have a 3 year contract to build the earthworks on sections 4&5 of the A14 Improvement Works.

They are in the process of building a team of 25 staff to manage the works.

They need an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.


As Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will:


The responsibility of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor is to work in close conjunction with commercial management to ensure that allocated commercial and other tasks are fulfilled correctly and on time.

The post holder provides an important contribution to the successful management of the project through the operation of the commercial processes including the following tasks:

Perform quantity surveying and commercial tasks accurately, completely and on time.

Prepare measurement exercises

Prepare costing exercises

Administer the change process

Support the processing of resource allocation sheets with checking, coding and allocation etc.

Undertake the recording of subcontract accounts and the preparation of liability statements and payment certificates.

Manage data on Excel spreadsheets and maintain auditable records of regular updates.

Carry out costing exercises, data input and analysis and the production of reports.

Perform such other regular and ad hoc tasks as may be allocated from time to time.


Essential requirements:

Previous experience of NEC Option C contract in a highways construction environment

An appropriate level of education and qualification

Numeracy and literacy (including computer literacy)

Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative to prioritise own workload.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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