Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team.


  • Cost planning;
  • Tendering;
  • Assisting the Director;
  • Provide cost, feasibility and quantity surveying advice to Project Managers;
  • Assist in management and recording of variations and additional works;
  • Assist with or prepare monthly applications;
  • To manage work in progress and ensuring debtors are kept to a minimum;
  • Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications;
  • Assist carrying out take offs;
  • Identify opportunities to maximise cost/value management;
  • General duties will include, but are not limited to; valuations, forecasting, budget control, estimating, change control and final accounts;
  • Feasibility Cost Plans;
  • Preparation of cost reports;
  • Reviewing, Analysing and Advising on Tenders;
  • Managing costs to make sure that the initial budget isn’t exceeded.


  • Interesting and diverse project work;
  • Healthcare;
  • Knowledge and skills with using excel and all Microsoft software;
  • Company laptop;
  • Strong numerical and IT skills, especially MS Excel;
  • Experience of working as a Assistant Quantity Surveyor on both minor and major projects;
  • Experience of assisting cost control on construction projects;
  • Experience in re-measurement of key trades packages;
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development;
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team;
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills;
  • Good IT literacy;
  • Demonstrate the ability to control and monitor costs on construction projects;
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious;
  • Capable of working to strict targets and timescales.