Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Infrastructure Services - Somerset - Highways
We are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our highways team in Somerset.
Skanska Highway Services, a part of our Infrastructure Services business, operating, maintaining and improving the road network. Skanska currently provide around £160m of combined network management, design and contracting services for our clients, and employing over 1,300 people who deliver frontline operational work as well as design, project management and other vital office-based services.
- Assist in the management of Subcontractor accounts, including review of applications for payment and issuing of payment notices;
- Assist in producing and analysing cost and value reports against forecast in conjunction with the Senior Quantity Surveyor;
- Attend periodic F&R (Forecast & Review) meetings with Commercial and Operational teams when requested;
- Adherence to Skanska's Commercial Guide and corporate protocols;
- Assist in the preparation of EWN's and CE's as required by the Senior Quantity Surveyor;
- Administer Contractor/Subcontractor change control procedures;
- Assist in gathering information to enable responses to the Clients audit queries
We're looking for:
- Experience of working within highways maintenance preferably with a contracting organisation, particularly under the NEC suite;
- A confident communicator orally and in writing to deliver accurate information in a way that meets the needs of the recipient;
- Ability to effectively plan their workload, to maintain a methodical approach, be consistent and conscientious at all times and have an analytical and inquisitive mind;
- Ability to develop excellent relationships with contacts at all levels - from Subcontractors and Suppliers to colleagues and contacts across the wider Skanska group;
- Interested in working towards an ICES or RICS accreditation;
- Must be IT proficient and knowledge of CPA/Inform/IFS would be an advantage
Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.
A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.