Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

My client are a Building Services & Specialist Contractor who have been established in 2003 who have 8 Offices throughout the UK.

As a business, they employ 300+ Staff Nationally and are expected to Turnover £55Mil+ this year.

Working within the Commercial & Public Sectors, their sites are generally within London, Surrey, Kent & Sussex. 

Due to growth of business, they are now seeking an  Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join their team and progress through the business. 

THE JOB – Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Due to growth, they are seeking a Graduate or Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work out of their Central London Office.

They will look at candidates straight of our University who has studied a relevant degree within the Built Environment or Construction (£25k - £30k).

The Ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and have experience carrying out Take Offs, this is critical.

But they must have the right attitude, commitment and drive to succeed.

Ideally, the candidate will come from a mechanical background with the desire to learn both disciplines.

You will be working closely with a Senior member of staff to learn daily and further progress your skillset. 

You will be office based full time in their Elephant & Castle Office.

Monday – Friday / 8am  - 4pm

Assisting a Senior QS carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Cost Estimation: Assist in preparing accurate cost estimates and budgets for M&E projects, including materials, labour, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  • Procurement: Collaborate with the procurement team to source and evaluate subcontractor and supplier quotations, negotiate pricing and terms, and assist in the selection of vendors.
  • Bill of Quantities: Assist in the preparation of detailed bills of quantities (BOQ) and schedules of rates for M&E elements of construction projects.
  • Tendering Process: Support the senior quantity surveyor in the tendering process, including analysing and evaluating tender submissions, assisting with subcontractor selection, and preparing tender reports.
  • Contract Administration: Assist in the preparation, review, and administration of contracts, including subcontract agreements, variations, and change orders.
  • Cost Control: Monitor project costs and expenditures, track variations, and assist in the preparation of cost reports. Identify cost-saving opportunities and suggest value engineering options.
  • Valuations and Payments: Assist in the preparation of interim and final valuations for M&E works, ensuring accuracy and compliance with contractual requirements. Review and verify subcontractor payment applications.
  • Cost Reporting: Contribute to regular cost reporting to the project team and clients, providing updates on project financial status, variations, and cash flow projections.
  • Claims and Dispute Resolution: Assist in the evaluation and preparation of claims, as well as participate in dispute resolution processes, such as negotiations and mediation.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.


£25,000 - £30,000 (Depending on experience) 

20 Days Holiday & Bank Holidays

Medical Insurance Option (After 3 months)







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