Graduate/Assistant QS

Lympne, Hythe CT21 4LR, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

are you a Graduate looking for your first role or someone looking for a new position? Do you have a keen interest in commercial activities for construction projects with a willingness to learn and progress? If so, an opportunity has arisen for a Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our Southern Commercial team.

This is a permanent, full-time position working on various contracts. You should ideally be located within the Kent area and willing travel.

Why you should join our family?

There has never been a better time to join us, giving you the opportunity to work on exciting construction projects, where each day brings new challenges but most importantly a great place to work with family at its heart. We are passionate about ensuring we have the right environment to maximise return on investment by getting the best from our teams, and providing the right skills to do their jobs.

We value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality, and foster a culture where everyone feels respected for their individual contribution.

Along with, a competitive salary, company car allowance, pension scheme combined contributions 8% (AVC option available), 21 days annual leave + BH’s, additional long service related days along with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday. Flexible/hybrid working (dependent on role), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance and personal development opportunities where we will support you every step of the way.

Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor responsibilities include:

Assist Project Quantity Surveyors in preparation of interim and final accounts.

Assist in the receipt of payments once interim accounts are certified.

Assist in the production of monthly Cost Value Reconciliation (CVR) reports.

Assist in managing day to day commercial and contract activities and sub-contract
procurement ensuring best value.

Assist Project Quantity Surveyors in sub-contract valuations and final accounts.

Learn the working practices of NEC 4 and JCT Conditions of Contract.

Assist in gathering information for preparation of compensation events/variations
(depending on form of contract).

Develop understanding of programmes and sequencing of construction activities.

Ability to undertake site measures when required.

Work closely with operational teams.

Be able to work clearly and accurately under pressure and to tight timescales.

Finally, here at Walker Construction, you have a platform to drive your career, explore your capabilities and turn ambition into reality. So, if our Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor role sounds like your next career move, apply today!

We provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

Requirements

Experience/skills:

  • Methodical way of thinking

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, organisational and problem solving skills

  • Good financial and numeracy management skills

  • Computer literate

About the Company

Walker Construction is a multi-disciplined construction company operating throughout the
UK. Founded in 1964 by three Walker brothers, Walker Construction is a family business at
its core.

Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by building the facilities and infrastructure that
communities need, and provide opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress and
work

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