Assistant Quantity Surveyor - 6 month FTC (322893)
VolkerWessels UK
Bath, UK
1d ago

About us

VolkerHighways is an integrated highways service provider operating across London and the South of England. Our goal is to deliver the best highways solutions within our industry through efficiency, responsibility and a focus on clients and their customers.

Our services include highways term maintenance, street lighting and electrical services, surfacing, traffic management and public realm infrastructure projects.

We also offer Smart City services, through VolkerSmart Technologies.

We help clients to focus on their customers’ needs; using highways solutions based on safety, resident and business needs, asset management and asset improvement.

Our repeat business is testament to the valued services we deliver, through a culture of cooperation and partnership. We bring industry best practice and innovation to our clients by taking a leading role in the civil engineering industry and sharing in the expertise of our wider VolkerWessels UK group.

The role

Reporting to the Project Surveyor, the Assistant QS is required to assist Project Quantity Surveyors in their duties.

Key accountabilities

  • Assist the procurement process to maximise profit and help ensure subcontract orders are placed on time and in accordance with the Company Policy.
  • Be aware of the contractual requirements of the project.
  • Act in Volker Highway’s best commercial interests at all times.
  • To act professionally at all times.
  • Work with and develop the Trainee Surveyor on the project if applicable.
  • Skills & experience

  • Undertaking an accredited course by the Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) or the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES).
  • Alternatively, a degree with some numerical or technical bias is an advantage. Relevant HND subjects include building / construction, urban and land studies, civil engineering and structural engineering.
  • A degree in QS, or equivalent, and relevant experience obtained, preferred.
  • 2+ years of site experience preferred
  • Other

    Salary : Competitive + Excellent Benefits

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