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Assistant QS wanted! Specialist Civils Contractor!

14 Apr 2018
Kenton Black Ltd
£30,000 to £40,000 pa
Tamworth,Staffordshire,United Kingdom
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UP TO £40,000 + PACKAGE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven Assistant/Trainee Quantity Surveyor looking for a role with an industry leading civil engineering specialist contractor.
The successful candidate will be trained to commercially manage a wide range of environmental civil engineering projects. Time management skills and personal drive are a must for this role as you will be required to manage your schedule, ensuring commercial targets are met.

Project Types:
• Flood Defences
• Marina Construction
• Dredging (River & Lake)
• Canal Maintenance
• Habitat Creation
• Infrastructure projects

• Control of commercial matters on a number of projects including production of cashflow and forecasting
• Procurement, selection and management of subcontractor accounts from award to final account
• Completion of monthly valuations submitting applications as required by the company/Contract requirements
• Valuation of variations, preparation and submission of quotations/compensation events as required
• Monitoring of the contract programme identifying/raising early warnings/potential variations/quotations
• Liaising with the Client/Client’s representative on commercial issues
• Carrying out internal cost value management of projects producing monthly project management reports for review with senior management

• Preferably BSc degree qualified (Quantity Surveying)
• Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience
• Computer literate – Word, Excel, MS Project, Conquest or similar estimating packages
• Experience in NEC3/JCT/ICE forms of contract.

Key Skills:
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence people at all levels
• Confident when working autonomously
• Strong time management skills
• Strong leadership style
• Good problem-solving skills and creative flair

Offices in the Midlands and South - travel to sites across England required

Salary & Package:
• Between £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
• Car Allowance or Company Car
• Pension Contribution
• Generous Holiday Allowance
• + More

This is a great opportunity for a driven Assistant/Trainee Quantity Surveyor looking to take on a challenging role with an excellent specialist civils contractor.

Apply Now! Or for more information on this vacancy, please contact Sekani Sherrott on 0121 237 3700.


• Between £30,000 - £40,000 per annum • Car Allowance or Company Car • Pension Contribution • Generous Holiday Allowance • + More

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