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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Harwell
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/01/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will assist/carry out administration and management of commercial aspects of the contract with stakeholders of a project; client and external subcontractors. They provide contractual and commercial advice to the Project Management team and often operate as the Project Manager’s right hand person.

Duties of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor

• Setting up and operating project cost control for current projects.
• Compiling and agreeing assessments/valuations including site visits.
• Producing and presenting project commercial reports
• Project forecasting
• Notifying, valuing and agreeing variations with client and engineering teams
• Subcontract enquiries, setting up subcontracts and managing subcontract accounts
• Providing advice on suitable terms and conditions for contracts
• Drafting commercial qualifications for tender submissions
• Estimating
• Assisting existing Commercial Team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Assistant Quantity Surveyor Qualifications
• Minimum Bsc or equivalent level of qualification is required in a relevant subject e.g. Quantity Surveying etc.
• PC literate in Microsoft Office suite
• UK Driving licence is essential
• Flexibility to travel to other UK offices and sites on occasion is necessary
• SC or DV level security clearance is preferred though not essential. All candidates MUST be eligible for security clearance

Assistant Quantity Surveyor Experience
• Demonstrable competence gained in a Quantity Surveying or similar role within a contracting organisation
• Knowledge of NEC contracts would be an advantage
• An understanding of contract conditions for supply of professional services and their implications for estimating would be an preferable e.g. reimbursable day rates, fixed price contracts
• Ideally experienced within a construction industry e.g. civil, electrical or mechanical engineering disciplines
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