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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Our client a major contractor has recently been awarded the prestigious Barking Riverside Rail Extension project.

They require an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.

The works include modification to existing railway lines from Barking station over a stretch of 3km with a new 1.5km stretch of railway from Renwick Road overbridge to a new terminus station.
There is a mixture of heavy civils, PWay and OHLE.
Reporting to the Quantity Surveyor/Project Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, the Assistant QS is required to assist Quantity, Project Quantity Surveyors and Senior Surveyors in their duties.
 
Responsibilities:
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 the companies best commercial interests at all times.
To act professionally at all times.
Work with and develop the trainee surveyor on the project if applicable.
 
 
Required Qualifications / Expertise:
Undertaking an accredited course by the Royal Institution of 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 is advantageous.
Relevant HND subjects include building/construction, urban and land studies, civil engineering and structural engineering.
A degree in QS and relevant experience obtained.