Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Atkins Search are recruiting an Assistant
Quantity Surveyor to join a quality-driven, and family-owned residential contractor and developer based in Peterborough.


Our client is locally trusted, multi-disciplined,
and well known for their high quality projects in the region.
specialise in the design and construction of affordable housing, industrial and commercial projects, as well as private development.


Due to recent success in future projects won, there is now an opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a busy, dynamic and forward-thinking commercial team.


  • Assist the Quantity Surveyor in cost planning and cost control activities throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Support in preparing and analyzing tender documents, including bills of quantities and contract documentation.
  • Assist with the procurement process, including supplier/subcontractor selection, negotiation, and contract administration.
  • Collaborate with project teams to provide ongoing financial analysis and reports, ensuring accurate forecasting and cost control.
  • Assist in the assessment and valuation of variations, claims, and final accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Maintain accurate project records, including cost reports, variations, and payment certificates.
  • Support the Quantity Surveyor in managing subcontractor accounts and resolving any financial disputes.
  • Assist in monitoring project progress and financial performance, identifying areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.


  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • 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


  • Competitive Salary
  • Car or Allowance
  • Pension / Healthcare
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Supported career progression
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