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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

£28000 - £35000 per annum Car Allowance Benefits

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Assistant Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Fife. For further information about this position please apply.

Are you interested in Assistant Quantity Surveyor, or Assistant QS jobs within the construction industry located in central Scotland? You will have the opportunity to be working for high end house builder who are well known across the UK.

Housing contractor is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team - apply today!

Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Fife

Industry: Construction

The organisation

In this Assistant Quantity Surveyors job opportunity in based on site in Fife, you will have an excellent opportunity to join a housing business within a larger family-owned group, who are widely known and recognised across the UK. They have a great reputation for their innovated design and value. Having been established for several years, building affordable housing that will suit everyone from the first-time buyers right the way through to customers looking to downsize. Offering fantastic value for money and very proud to be named as Scottish Housebuilder of the year for the last two years.


In this Assistant Quantity Surveyors job role, your responsibilities will include:

Awarding Sub-Contract agreements with Sub-Contracts, currently maximising profit via price betterment/Main Contractor discounts

Attending, contributing to, and minuting Project Team Meetings

Attend and contributing to Clients' site meetings.

Preparing Interim Valuations with Client's Surveyor and agreeing amounts for payment

Paying Sub-Contractors appropriate monthly payments and informing of variations (when relevant)

Re-measuring work using site measurement, measurement from drawings, information from Site Agents/Bonus Department.

Provision of cost advice to Design Consultants

Reporting to Commercial Manager on job performance via cost/value comparisons

Preparing Cash Flow Forecasts & Surveying Reports

Pricing insurance claims

Agreeing Sub-Contractor Final Accounts

Agreeing Contract Final Account with Clients' Surveyors

Ensuring that retention monies/additional monies are released, and correspondence is documented.

Skills & experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • CSCS card
  • IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic Health & Safety skills
  • Budget compilation and management
  • Analytic & problem-solving skills


You will have the opportunity to work with a leading developer who have an excellent reputation in Scotland and across the UK. They have a genuine interest in career progression and stability. Salary package £DOE company car allowance. Pension 33 days Holiday entitlement and private health care.

If you are interested in the position of Assistant Quantity Surveyor in Fife, please apply with your up-to-date CV. No cover letter is required.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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