assistant quantity surveyor in durham

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£ 22,000 per year
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job details

durham, north east
job category
construction & property
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working hours
£ 22,000 per year
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job description

Randstad CPE is currently working with one of the North East's oldest and most respected contractors, who are on the search for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to be based at their headquarters in Durham. The client in question works across a number of different sectors, including Education, healthcare and housing. Candidates should preferably be degree qualified with 1-2 years post graduate experience, ideally within the construction sector.

Salary : £22,000 - £30,000

Car Allowance / Car


Pension & Health Cover

* Procurement of subcontractors in line with schedule, including issuing tender enquiries, detailed analysis of subcontractor quotations, making recommendations for the appointment of subcontractors, placing Subcontract orders to facilitate accurate final account projections, overall cost control and holding pre-start meetings.
* Producing site-specific scopes of work
* Use of software to raise subcontract orders, produce subcontractor payments, download monthly cost reports and prepare PFA's.
* Valuation of subcontract works, certification of payments and issuing of withholding notices where appropriate.
* Agreement of subcontractor final accounts.
* Producing monthly CVR's and accurate final account projections.
* Identifying opportunities or threats and assessing the financial effect on profit margin should these be realised.
* Identifying value engineering solutions to reduce construction costs to maximise profit.
* Agreeing preliminary budgets with the site team and management.
* Undertaking all commercial activities in accordance with the commercial reporting timetable.
* To ensure the commercial delivery of multiple construction projects at any one time as well as achieving the monthly key deadline dates as outlined in the commercial calendar.

If you think you match the criteria and would like to find out more please call Ciaran on 07749976510 / 0191 2211567

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.


cost reporting


driving licence

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying,BSc quantity surveying