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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Construct

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 + Package

  • Contact:

    Rory Sinclair

  • Contact email:

    rory.sinclair@granitesearch.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    22180

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

Our client is a specialist fit out and refurbishment main contractor who operate across London and the Southeast of England. They pride themselves on offering a tailored experience to their clients, built on collaboration and high-quality sustainable delivery.

Established for over 50 years, they have grown consistently year on year and have achieved a profitable turnover in excess of £120m for 2021. With an excellent pipeline of work secured for the next five years, they are the market-leaders within the commercial refurbishment sector.

Current or recent projects delivered by the client:

The Office Group (TOG), Chancery Lane - £33m structural refurbishment including the addition of two new floors and the removal of the existing roof structure, basement fit-out to install a new gym and CAT B fit-out across 4 floors.

Barclay House, Great Ormond St – Office refurb and fit-out, removal and infilling of two glass roof lights to form new roof space for a plant gantry where AC plants were relocated. Scope of works included the strip out and formation of office suites, kitchens, meeting rooms, full refurb of WCs and the repair of a 1920s mosaic tiled floor.

80 and 100 Victoria St - £5m fit-out over 30 weeks consisting of the fit-out of two receptions at 80 and 100 Victoria St in fully occupied buildings. Specialist joinery was installed alongside new floor tiling and energy efficient lighting.

The Role

They now seek an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support an existing Commercial Manager and deliver two flagship Design and Build refurbishment projects in the Surrey/Kent border. These projects are scheduled to finish in early 2023. Upon the completion of these projects, you will be re-assigned to projects based in Central London.

Prospective candidates will ideally come from a main contractor background and be able to demonstrate an understanding of high-quality Fit-Out and structural refurbishment projects within the commercial sector. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking for an opportunity to join a well-respected London-based SME who have a stellar reputation for staff development and retention within the business.

Key details of the Project below:

Contract Value - £18m

Contract Form – JCT 2016 D&B Contract

Programme – Due to finish Feb 23

Working Alongside a Project Surveyor on site, helping with commercial functions.

The works comprise the following:

Cat A office refurbishment including all associated toilet cores and circulation areas. This will also involve the complete renewal of all mechanical and electrical engineering services including primary plant and equipment.

Cat B office refurbishment including provision of cellular offices, meeting rooms catering facilities and the like including all associated additional mechanical and electrical engineering services adaptations.

Complete removal and renewal of external façade finishes and associated fabric / frame repairs.

Infilling upper floor open terrace area to extend and provide additional office accommodation at first floor level.

Replacement roof coverings

Extending and enlarging ground floor office accommodation within former lower ground floor warehouse / storage area.

New main core construction and entrances.

Converting the former lower ground floor warehouse / storage area into additional car parking.

Extensive external works, landscaping and services

Duties include:

Recommending and critiquing sub-contractors and managing relationships

Carrying out CVRs

Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts

Work with the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming

Sub-contract procurement and commercial management

Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts

Manage the day-to-day cost control, monitoring and reporting

Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts

The candidate

This is a great opportunity for a junior surveyor with several years of refurbishment experience, who is looking to take a step up and advance their earning potential whilst receiving brilliant exposure to the projects in the market.