assistant quantity surveyor - highways in milton keynes

07 August 2018
jamie evans, randstad cpe
job type
£ 28,000 - £ 32,000 per year, Company Car Allowance
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milton keynes, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
civil engineering
job type
working hours
£ 28,000 - £ 32,000 per year, Company Car Allowance
reference number
JE - 8872
jamie evans, randstad cpe
0121 212 7790
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job description

Are you an assistant QS looking to work on a flag ship infrastructure project?

Are you looking for a long term local project?

We're currently recruiting a number of Assistant Quantity Surveyors for a main contractor to work on a major infrastructure project!

As the Assistant QS you will have responsibility for day to day commercial activities on the project, reporting into a Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Key Responsibilities:

* Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts by preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements in accordance with relevant measurement standards
* Submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with key dates
* Providing detailed record and valuation of work executed with application of principles of cash maximisation
* Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes by agreement of subcontract valuations and completion of regular and timely payment certificates
* Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense by maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims:
* Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines
* Commercial Analysis (final margin) forecasts and Cost to Complete forecasts
* Preparing sub-contract liabilities
* Daily general management of Sub-Contractors and Sub-Contract accounts
* Preparing monthly client valuations

Experience and Qualifications:

* A contracting background within Civil Engineering
* A proven track record of experience in a similar role within the construction and civil engineering industry, gained preferably with a main contractor
* Degree qualified or working towards a relevant qualification
* Able to work independently using own initiative as well as part of a team
* Analytical with the ability to quickly assimilate information
* Able to demonstrate commercial knowledge and understanding
* The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication skills along with a pro-active approach to achieve pre-determined deadlines for monthly reporting on all of the commercial aspects associated with the contract

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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.


sub contractor management

educational requirements