Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor position to join an established, multi-disciplinary construction main contractor based in Peterborough.


Based in Peterborough, our client are a construction main contractor specialised in delivering varied schemes across the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Due to an increased order book, they are recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their established Commercial Team.

Operating for over 50 years, our client has an established, loyal client base across various sectors.

  • Dynamic, motivated team
  • Well-known, reputable construction main contractor in the Midlands
  • Commercially minded senior leadership team
  • Award-winning contractor offering varied schemes


As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be working as part of a forward-thinking commercial team to deliver affordable housing, private residential, commercial and industrial schemes throughout the region.

Working alongside the Senior Quantity Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors, your job will be to support in the deliver of projects in a cost-effective, quality focused manor. Due to the expansion of the business, there are genuine opportunities to progress in your role and build a long-term career.


  • Process invoices/applications for payments
  • Support Commercial department as and when required
  • Receive tenders and assist with the analysis sheet for each trade comparing tender levels
  • Assist with the compiling of tender packages for sub-contract trades
  • Assist with the issuing of sub-contract orders
  • Attend site, client and team meetings


The ideal candidate for the Assistant Quantity Surveyor job will have a proven track record in a similar role in either a construction main contracting or private residential developer environment. You will also need to be proactive, positive and confident communicating at all levels and able to work as part of a close-knit team.

  • Relevant Quantity Surveying experience in a construction main contracting or residential environment
  • Ambitious, career driven attitude
  • Quantity Surveying degree/qualification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel


As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be joining an established main contractor with excellent growth plans for the future. You will have a forum to build an established career, surrounded by like-minded individuals.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent company car options
  • Fun, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Regular social events
  • Generous holiday allowance and pension contributions

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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