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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC245
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Quantity Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North West Lancashire is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary position for an ongoing contract.

The successful candidate will hold a degree qualification in Quantity or Building Surveying and hold an up to date CSCS card. Some travel from site to site will be required so a valid UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is also required.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a complete professional, technical Quantity Surveying service to the client, encompassing construction schemes and projects.

The other main purposes associated with this role are as follows;

To contribute to the implementation of both the Corporate Asset Management Plan and the clients Capital Programme.
To prioritise and monitor the planned maintenance budget to ensure budgets are used effectively.
Undertake feasibility option appraisals and estimates for proposed developments for properties.

The main duties associated with this role are as follows;

Carrying out feasibility studies and cost option appraisals.
Provide estimates, cost planning, procurement and Contract advice.
Prepare tender documentation
Assess the risk of identified works and make recommendations for prioritisation of budgets
Present and discuss cost information with Senior Managers, Head of Services, Head Teachers, and Client Departments.
Cost monitor project budgets
Prepare background information and reports for negotiation and settlement of contract claims
Agreement of Final Accounts
VAT Queries
Construction Insurance advice
Procurement of Consultants, Surveys and Services.
Prepare and manage contract orders on the EPROC system for the Cost & Contract Manager

The hiring managers are looking to move quickly with this position so if this sounds of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

Benefits of Service Care Solutions;

4x Weekly Payroll
£250 per year candidate training budget
Numerous referral bonus's
Free CV Writing/Employability courses
And many more