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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: TR-001767
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Derby
This vacancy has now expired

Why not...

This is a fantastic opportunity for Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office, who has some experience of providing quantity surveying and estimating services on major projects. In return, we will reward you and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level. Atkins is renowned for the expertise, experience and excellence of its people - we place great emphasis on developing individuals to progress through the business – we invest in our staff and help you get to where you want to be whilst giving you the freedom and flexibility to practice your profession and make the most of your potential.


We are seeking a motivated individual to:
• Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services on major projects including:
• Cost and budget control
• Manage change control process
• Prepare and Issue Early Warning Notices
• Assessing the impact of Compensation Events
• Produce financial reports
• Effective and efficient commercial administration of projects
•Plan, organise and control workload under supervision
• Provide a professional interface with other disciplines within Atkins and the client's organisations
• Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to internal clients


To join us you’ll need:

• A degree in Quantity Surveying
• Working towards RICS membership or recently chartered
• Conversant in all aspects of quantity surveying
• Ability to prepare estimates under supervision,
• Ability to analyse and interpret commercial and technical project documentation
• Understanding of standard forms of contract, including NEC and ICE
• General understanding of the Transportation Sector and Construction methodology generally for rail and highways projects
• Good IT skills
• Strong communication skills and good stakeholder management ability
• Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs
• Flexibility on being office or from time-to-time site based
• You will be flexible and adaptable and be willing to support colleagues from other disciplines such as Project Management, and thus broaden your experience

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