Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Telford

Own your career, and you can build something to be proud of at Balfour Beatty. By joining our UKCS – Balfour Beatty Living Places team as a Assistant Quantity Surveyor , you’ll work with true experts wholl share their knowledge and provide support, encouragement and invaluable feedback so you never stop learning. Bring us your capability, and well help you take it much, much further.

What you’ll be doing

Role purpose

  • A good knowledge of quantity surveying duties and will have a successful track record in performing these duties.
  • With support from more senior members of the commercial team, they will manage the costs of the works and ensure that their part of the project meets legal and quality standards.
  • They will, for their area of responsibility, be also responsible for the effective engagement and management of our supply chain.
  • Typically they will have a quantity surveying degree or be in the final stages of achieving the same on a part-time basis.

Who we’re looking for

As a Quantity Surveyor, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Gather data & carry out research on current construction costs
  • Measure, record & value work supervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures
  • Seek out, locate and assemble pre and post contract documentation, complimented with the necessary administration skills.
  • Be responsible for weekly and monthly works programmes
  • Awareness of different programme formats
  • Use the companys ERP System and BMS systems
  • Collation of Cost and Value Information
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements
  • Collect information required to specify procurement requirements
  • Record and document information including registration of interest
  • Understand the steps / documentation required
  • Collation of cost and value information
  • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors
  • Working towards professional membership from the RICS, ICES or CIOB

The following experience/qualifications are required:

  • Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative;
  • Highways maintenance experience;
  • Must have a working knowledge of main forms of Contract including NEC & JCT;
  • Understanding of procurement practices and forms of main and sub-contract;
  • Customer / account management including proven communication skills.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

– Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
– 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
– Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
– Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Balfour Beatty Living Places works in long-term partnerships with local authorities to create great places to live, work and play. We actively engage with local people to understand the needs of the communities we work in and shape the places where local economies can thrive and grow. As a leader in sustainable working, diversity, and social value, we use our expertise to bring real, positive change for our customers.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit:

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at:

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