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Assistant / Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Assistant / Trainee QS
Department: Regeneration
Location: Midlands
Contract: Permanent, Full Time Contract
Salary: £ Competitive
Application Deadline: 30/09/2019
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J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions tailored to public and private sector clients. Due to our continued success and on-going commitment to providing a world-class service to our customers, we are looking to recruit two Assistant/Trainee Quantity Surveyors.

Our extensive portfolio of services includes the provision of Construction, Commercial Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (M&E), Regeneration Programmes, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, and Facilities Management. We offer a totally integrated building solution.

Job Description


Due to increasing works within our Regeneration department, an excellent opportunity has arisen for two Assistant / Trainee Quantity Surveyors , to join our team in Nottingham.

This will be a permanent and full time position at 40 hours per week 8am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.  DBS disclosure will be a mandatory requirement before commencing work.

Core Responsibilities

As a Assistant / Trainee Quantity Surveyors your core responsibilities will include supporting the Quantity Surveyor in the following areas and responsibilities:

  • Administer and enforce business commercial procedures;
  • Produce monthly contract cost value reports;
  • Production and negotiation of monthly and final applications for payment;
  • Placing and subsequent financial management of sub-contract agreements;
  • Provide assistance, guidance and support to the operational teams in the areas of: Contract Compliance, The financial impact of decisions; Value maximisation/cost saving techniques; Procurement strategy
  • Work with operational and technical teams to establish, monitor and update benchmark and target delivery rates;
  • Ensure that works’ contractual risks are: (a) highlighted prior to signing, and (b) communicated effectively to both senior managers and the project team;
  • Ensure all contractual notifications and procedures are correctly in place and adhered to by the project team;
  • Accurately monitor, forecast and report project cost and value;
  • Ensure all contractual notifications are correctly in place;
  • Assist senior managers in the production of the monthly management accounts;
  • Produce, submit and negotiate both interim and final applications for payment;
  • Ensure additional works are notified, measured and valued in line with contractual, industry and business requirements;
  • Assessment and payment of sub-contract valuations and invoices in line with contractual, industry and business requirements (including the issuing of notifications);
  • Place all sub-contract orders in line with main contract, industry standards and business requirements;
  • Maximise works profitability;
  • Minimise commercial risks.

 

  • The Candidate
  • Essential – Working towards a Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Essential – Full UK driving licence
  • Desirable – Professional / chartered membership of RICS or CIOB
  • Desirable – At least 1 years’ experience within the construction industry for an assistant

 

What We Offer

In return we offer a competitive salary that will be dependent upon your experiences and qualifications as a Assistant / Trainee Quantity Surveyors.

You will be given the option of a company car or car allowance, including company laptop and phone. We also offer attractive benefits that include pension, life assurance and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

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If you wish to apply for this position please ensure you fit the criteria above. Please send a CV and covering letter stating why you would be an excellent candidate for the role using the form below.

Due to a high volume of applications we receive we regret that we cannot respond to everyone and may only contact you if your application is successful.

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