Assistant Quantity Surveyor - London

We’re looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our Transportation team based in Edmonton / Staines. Within this role, you can enjoy competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave, a fantastic, matched pension scheme, a share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our Sharesave and Share Incentive Plans and even more

Can you envision a world without transportation links by land, sea, or air? Neither can we! Your journey is our journey. Join us at Kier Transportation, where we are working brilliantly together to make a difference, supporting the movement of people, goods, and equipment.


Location: Edmonton / Staines, London

Contract: Permanent – Full time

Salary: Up to £35k per annum plus car allowance 


What will you be responsible for?

As Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be working within the commercial team, supporting them in the successful delivery of the commercial side of the contract.

Your day to day will include:

  • Ensuring the subcontractors have task orders in place to facilitate works
  • Where requested subcontractor payments are checked and processed in line with the commercial timetable, confirming all client systems are up to date with information that allows the client to process monthly valuations and final accounts
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager with early warning and compensation data within the client IT system, working with the Commercial manager to aid the production of month end reports and cost value reconciliations, supporting the Commercial Manager in analysing contract data and contract documents in order to improve the contract outputs
  • Attending meetings when required and follow up the meetings with records confirming what was said and what the key actions are and who is to complete them, not formal meeting minutes, just a summary that will focus the follow up actions
  • Collaborating with the Commercial Manager and commercial team to support in ad-hoc activities as and when the contract demands


What are we looking for?

This role of Assistant Quantity Surveyor is great for you if:

  • You are working towards a HNC/HND/BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction, with previous surveying experience or working within a commercially focused environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workloads and can work to tight deadlines, with a willingness to undertake training and development when appropriate


We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.


Rewards and benefits
We’re proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here.


Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here.


We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

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