Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Published: February 5, 2020
Job Type
up to £30,000
Start Date


Abatec are working with a successful civil engineering contractor who operate primarily within the highways sector. As a result of their success in project delivery they are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team in Cheltenham. With the support and guidance of a senior team you will be involved with sub-contractor management, forecasting, cost management and final account work on multiple projects.

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will report to the Senior Quantity Surveyor in all aspects of commercial activities within the region, supporting the commercial team in the following areas:

  • Contract administration and filing
  • Budget control and expenditure analysis
  • Contract cost accrual and allocation
  • Business forecasting and analysis
  • Monthly accounts process
  • Sub-contract documentation management
  • Coordination of timely submission invoices, applications for payment and month end submission
  • Preparation of monthly reports for Surveyors / Commercial Director
  • Ensuring the effective running of the office, including recording and distributing incoming post, arranging meetings, answering the telephone and sharing reception duties
  • Performing any additional administration tasks to support the commercial and operations team as reasonably required

 Our client requires an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with:

  • A degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge of NEC projects (would be beneficial)
  • Have at least 2 years of working within an engineering or construction environment

 Salary and Benefits

  • Salary up to £35,000 per annum
  • Car or car allowance
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

 This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to progress within a structured commercial team into an Assistant Quantity Surveyor position with appropriate training and development with or without additional educational studies.

 If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Lisa McNulty on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 129718. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

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