Assistant Quantity Surveyor

UK-Stirling | UK-Dundee
4 weeks ago
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Commercial & Quantity Surveying


Robertson is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. We have reached our 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, we operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.

Robertson comprises 21 businesses, directly employing over 2200 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture – built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability – permeates the group.

Although we encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, we are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.


This role will be working for Robertson Specialist Division based in Stirling with travel required to our Tayside office 2 or 3 times a week.

Your new role

  • Receiving client brief and assessing scope of works
  • Estimating, preparing bills of quantities and schedules of works for pricing
  • Dealing with tender stage subcontract and material enquiries
  • Subcontract procurement and award, producing subcontract agreements and maximising profit via price betterment/main contractor discounts
  • Attending, contributing to and taking minutes of meetings as required
  • Keeping master files of contract correspondence
  • Preparing valuations with client’s, agreeing amounts for payment and ensuring invoices are     prepared and issued
  • Processing subcontract payments
  • Re-measuring work using site measurement and measurement from drawings
  • Informing sub-contractors of contract variations
  • Valuing variations
  • Pricing dayworks
  • Dealing with contractual issues
  • Provision of cost advice to Design Consultants
  • Assisting with reporting on contract performance via monthly cost/value reconciliations
  • Agreeing client and sub-contract final accounts
  • Assisting with contract management duties as and when required

What's in it for me


  • Previous experience in construction is preferable
  • Ability to take off drawings and prepare schedules of work is necessary
  • Accurate numeracy skills and a methodical approach to working is essential
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Competent  IT user
  • General knowledge of the construction industry is essential
  • Valid CSCS card (desirable)
  • Valid driving licence 

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week


Robertson is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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