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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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Job Introduction

Are you looking for the role of Assistant Quantity Surveyor? Are you struggling to find one that will ignite your passion? Then please read on as we may just have the role for you.

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a newly qualified and/or experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our friendly contracting team in Walsall, West Midlands. This role is easily commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Tamworth, Cannock, Bloxwich, Dudley, Codsall, Shifnal, West Bromwich, Handsworth, Rowley Regis, Wednesbury, Oldbury, Hednesford, Heath Hayes, Burntwood, Lichfield, Stafford, Kingswinford, Sutton Coldfield, Erdington and surrounding areas. 

Due to the nature and experience of the team we are open to candidates who have completed University and are looking for your first role.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will ideally have worked in a similar industry with experience of working on Highways, Infrastructure or Maintenance Projects’ or really wanting to take your career this way.

Other responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Be an integral member of the commercial team supporting the Managing Quantity Surveyor 
  • Build a strong relationship with internal and client counterparts 
  • Engaging and managing sub-contracts including tender enquiries, award and assessment of monthly payment applications 
  • Support the production of monthly CVR's 
  • Produce both internal and client forecasts 
  • Production and substantiation through to agreement of associated Final Accounts 
  • Ensure all Tarmac and client processes are followed to minimise commercial risk 
  • Ensure all work completed is accurately valued and followed through to cash collection 
  • Prepare and submit monthly application for payments to clients 
  • Prepare and issue early warning notices and compensation events 

Due to the nature of the work, a company vehicle is included with the role of Assistant Quantity Surveyor and therefore you must have a FULL UK manual car driving licence with no more than 6 points

The Ideal Candidate

As our ideal Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will have:

  • Drive and ambition to succeed
  • NEC3/4 knowledge – although training can be provided to the right candidate
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral, written communication; and presentation skills with strong numeracy and analytical ability
  • Process driven with commercial awareness and good negotiation skills

It is preferred that the successful candidate for the role of Assistant Quantity Surveyor is educated to degree level, although other equivalent qualifications minimum HND will be accepted.  

Training and development will be provided to a new colleague to attain their best in this role; therefore, we encourage you to apply if you are in the early stages of your career.

Why Us

In addition to the role of Assistant Quantity Surveyor we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac Trading Limited

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