Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Plymouth

We have some fantastic opportunities for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our project in Plymouth in the Southwest where we are a delivery partner on a key infrastructure project. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in one of the most complex and challenging projects in the UK today.


We are working on an infrastructure upgrade programme to support the MODs future requirements in relation to both its warship and submarine programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a career enhancing project where you will be a welcomed member of the wider team. Costain are looking for skilled people who’ll help us shape, create and deliver pioneering solutions that transform the performance of the infrastructure ecosystem across the UK. Together we are creating connected sustainable infrastructure to help people and the planet thrive.

This position has a competitive salary dependent on skills and experience, in addition to a fantastic benefits package including pension contribution matched up to 10%.

We have a vibrant, challenging and growing business, with project environments that provide tremendous opportunities for everybody. We know that by being a more diverse company we will be more innovative, have a greater understanding of our clients’ needs and will deliver smarter, more inclusive solutions for them. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society and the communities in which we work. As an inclusive, family friendly employer we believe that everyone matters, and we are committed to ensuring that everyone has the same opportunities to be able to reach their full potential.



·         Inputting to the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence in accordance with the contract requirements.

·         Awareness of Contract Management, including all relevant contractual forms, methods of budgetary control and relevant software applications.

·         Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use.

·         Demonstrable financial and commercial understanding

·         Excellent organisational and communication skills

·         Champions Sustainability Safety, Health and Environment by putting personal safety and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do and helping the environment and communities to thrive

·         Having integrity by always doing the right thing in the right way

·         Must be customer focused by striving for excellence through understanding, anticipating and meeting their needs

For a full job description, please contact quoting the vacancy number

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