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Trainee / Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

Our client is a national energy company specialising in internal wall installation, solar panels and heating services to properties across the UK. Due to an upturn in workload, they are seeking a Trainee / Assistant QS which will be an office based role with some site visits required. You'll be joining a fast-paced, exciting business and have the drive to support them in during this period of growth.

Duties

* Assist with updating all cost control procedures as advised, and working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures
* Assist with the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required. Responsible for general departmental administration
* Assist with accurate costing for each aspect of site development
* Assist with compiling reports on costs and cash flows using the support systems available, as well as reports for the Division as required
* Assist with preparation of tenders and procurement of sub-contractors
* Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, using Excel and Group payment system, as advised by line manager
* Understand and assist with evaluation and agreement of variations and instructions for smaller trades
* Attend team meetings as required
* Complete general departmental administration
* Provide other appropriate ad hoc duties, and administrative support as and when required
* Maintain relevant filing systems and databases
* Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures
* Ensure compliance with Group IT systems What you'll need? To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
* Must show a willingness to study for surveying
* Must carry a valid CSCS card
* Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations
* Methodical, conscientious and organised, works to deliver high standards
* Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with MS Office and Excel programs and a good standard of written English.
* Ability to generate professional correspondence unaided.
* Articulate, clear and credible, and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
* Able to work on own initiative
* Strong communication skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
* Self-disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities
* Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately

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