Assistant Quantity SurveyorDrylining/Ceilings

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Drylining/Ceilings - £15k to £25k - Hertfordshire. Fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a Drylining/Ceilings/Partitions Contractor based in Hertfordshire.

About the Client:

Established Drylining/Ceilings/Partitions Contractor with a turnover of £20M require an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the team due to expansion. Most of their projects are located in the London area, catering to the High-End Residential market. Project sizes vary but ca be upwards of £6M. This is an opportunity not to be missed as they have a low staff turnover, offer great support and offer a fantastic working environment.

About the Role:

  • Assisting with the preparation tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
  • Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
  • Assisting with Performing risk, value management and cost control;
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
  • Allocating work to subcontractors;
  • Learning how to Provide advice on contractual claims;
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments;
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.

About the Candidate:

  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking;
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages;
  • The ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people;
  • Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site;
  • Hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or  HNC / HND desirable but not essential
  • Have Common Sense
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop
  • 6 months experience as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor would be advantageous
  • Must live a commutable distance to Hertfordshire
  • Must be a permanent UK resident

Points of Appeal:

  • Support from colleagues
  • Varied opportunities to get involved in projects
  • Development Opportunities
  • Friendly Office Environment
  • Great salary package


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Donna Fisher on 0203 640 8989 or email