Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 00005677-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Lanes Group
  • Location: Spondon, Derbyshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor


About the Role:

We are looking for a candidate to support the commercial team in a role of assistant QS or QS on our clean water contract with Severn Trent Water 


You will be working with a Senior Quantity Surveyor to Support Operational team in daily commercial and contractual aspects


· Ensuring proper contractual administration of contract/project assigned, including value and cost control, and maintenance of contemporaneous records

· Accurately value works undertaken and where necessary provide records to substantiate cost to allow prompt issue of Application for payment/invoice in line with contractual timescales

· Ensure change control process is managed effectively, including production of Early Warnings/Variations, maximizing entitlement

· Preparation of financial statements in respect to projects/contracts assigned, working with operational teams to confirm understanding of financial position, proactively instilling commercial awareness throughout the wider business.

· Support development of individuals within the commercial team.

· Accepts extra duties as situations arise.

· Management of Subcontract Accounts


Desirable Qualities: 


We are looking for either an assistant QS or qualified QS who is looking or a steady local position 


Hours of work - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week 




  • Company/ Pension
  • 24 days holidays plus bank holiday 
  • Death in Service
  • Employee Assistance / wellness Programme
  • Perkbox – giving you access to over 9000 deals and discounts at the biggest brands all year around.
  • Free on-site parking


Who are we ? And Why you should work for us?

Sapphire Utility Solutions are a leading provider of award-winning services to the clean water, wastewater, gas, digital networks, and highways sector. Established in 2013, we have quickly gone from strength to strength and continue to grow.

As now part of the Lanes Group, we firmly believe in looking after our people and our customers. It's a big part of who we are.

Due to continuous growth we are looking to recruit a Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our busy commercial department.