Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Job Description

Westlakes Recruit are currently recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to be engaged on a contract basis in Whitehaven, Cumbria. Our client, a major engineering company, are looking for commercial candidates to bolster their nuclear division. 

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, your principle accountabilities are to: 

  • Timely and accurate assessment and payment of sub-contractors applications and issuance of payment notifications to sub-contractor, including contra charges
  • Assist with cost analysis on the product to generate efficiencies / perceived value Issue variation orders on on-going developments
  • Liaise with suppliers & manufacturers in relation to product development 
  • Assist in preparing tender documentation on new projects
  • Delivery of project commercial reports
  • Project Commercial administration and reporting
  • Delivery of project internal and external commercial targets
  • Subcontract administration and management
  • Engagement with project stakeholders on commercial matters.

What you will need: 
HNC /HND / Degree qualification in Surveying / Construction or equivalent, either in part or completed are desirable
Experience in NEC contracts 

If you would like any further information on the role please get in touch!


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