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  • Durham, UK
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: UPC239AQSNE
  • Consultant: David Pearson

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Unite People Civils is a Civil Engineering Recruitment Specialist. Due to a swelling order book and exciting growth plans in the energy sector. Our client requires an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work remotely, visiting projects fortnightly. Unite Civils is working with an established, private equity funded infrastructure contractor to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

The Opportunity

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will be part of a larger commercial team. Reporting to a Senior Quantity Surveyor. Dependent on complexity and project size. Your role will be a combination of project and office based. You will benefit from a training programme, tailored to Quantity Surveyors and mentorship from numerous experience sources. Our client employs a number of Quantity Surveyors at various levels encouraging progression throughout the ranks, within the business

Day to day

  • Raising sub-contractors
  • Administration of sub-contractor accounts
  • Assist with maintaining commercial controls on projects
  • Manage and audit cost forecasting
  • Issuing of payment certificates
  • Close liaison and collaborative team work with the project team
  • Attend project meetings with supply chain and internal teams
  • Work with the Senior Quantity Surveyor, to understand project change, inline with contract conditions and impact of project commercials


  • A relevant qualification in the Construction/ Civil Engineering industry preferred
  • Demonstrable working knowledge in a Assistant Quantity Surveyor capacity in either a civil engineering or construction environment
  • Self-motivated and ability to take direction whilst primarily working remotely


  • Competitive salary
  • Remote working
  • 25 days holiday
  • Salary sacrifice electric car lease scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • Progression opportunities

For further details please get in touch via application, LinkedIn message or call

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