Assistant Surveyor  - Band 4
Salary: A competitive salary & benefits package
Location: Birmingham
Reference GP133

Our client is looking for an Assistant Surveyor to assist the Site and Project Surveyor in the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting.


Main responsibilities:-


Health & Safety

Regularly undertake site safety samples

Review subcontract site safety samples with commercial and production management to develop understanding of process and obligations.  



Ensures PDR’s A&B, Training Manuals are regularly completed for self.

Be open and receptive to feedback and demonstrate a willingness to change behaviour.               



Regularly ensure that his/her key objectives are reviewed with line management.

Create and regularly review personal action plans for project and personal related tasks.

Regularly takes part in customer plan reviews and demonstrates awareness of the “selling” process.  



Regularly review Company group CR strategies/policies           


Finance/Budget/Performance Objectives   

Regularly complete on site measurements/ take off’s.

Develop accurate site records to assist in the measurement and valuation with regard to:-

Material and plant cost

COI and day works

Drawing/specification revisions

Develop an understanding of the internal/external commercial strategies with regard to minor subcontract packages and on site prelims.

Develop a basic understanding of Company obligations under the main contracts and subcontracts.

Develop a basic understanding of subcontract procurement processes.



Develop an understanding of the Company customer plan and brand selling process.

Communicates, confidentially, professionally and positively face to face or over the telephone.       



Develop an understanding of all Company commercial processes and how these can be used to maximise returns to all stake holders.

Develop a particular understanding of the M&V process in order to support the production of monthly CVRs.           




  • Construction methods and technology

  • Measurement and valuation

  • Cost control

  • Understanding of financial accounts and reports

  • Understanding of administration of contract methods

  • Sub contract materials orders and buying

  • Basic knowledge of company contractual obligations



  • To hold or be part way through obtaining and industry accredited degree

  • The ability to form and develop relationships with supply chain and work effectively with site management, the site team, PQS and the design team.

  • Basic commercial skills with a basic understanding of maximising value recovery.


If you would like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your up to date CV as soon as possible to Kate Evans quoting reference number GP133


We look forward to hearing from you