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Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor

Sector Commercial
Location Barnsley
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor

Engineering Maintenance ¦ Civils ¦ M&E


Location – Barnsley


An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor to join our engineering team working on a portfolio of engineering projects for various clients including our Environment Agency MEICA & Civils frameworks as well as our Canals & Rivers Trust M&E Maintenance framework.


Business Unit

A busy and fast paced business unit involved in a range of civil engineering works on behalf of various clients delivering engineering maintenance and infrastructure on a portfolio of civil engineering, E&P, Mechanical & Electrical and highways framework projects for a variety of key clients.


The Role

As Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor you will form an integral part of the commercial team supporting the teams of Quantity Surveyors, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Commercial Managers and Operational project delivery teams, in the daily commercial management of multiple civil engineering projects within our portfolio of projects.


The purpose of this role is to contribute to profitable performance through the successful commercial and financial management within the specialised Engineering business unit.


Day to day responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Leading the commercial management of multiple sites on time and to budget.
  • Pricing and ensuring estimates are submitted accurately and on time,
  • Resolving pricing issues with clients
  • Client Liaison
  • Liaison with Site Managers to collate information on day to day remits,
  • Subcontractor management
  • Change management and early warnings
  • Contract administration (NEC/NR forms of contract)
  • CVR’s
  • Final accounting.
  • Close liaison with the client on all commercial matters, including preparation and submission of supporting information.



To excel in this role, you will have previous experience as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or more experienced Quantity Surveyor, with multi-disciplinary engineering experience across civils and M&E projects/packages of work.

  • Be degree qualified and hold membership with RICS or ICES similar OR hold compensating experience
  • Have experience of working within a contracting environment
  • Have multi-disciplinary engineering experience across civils, M&E projects or frameworks.
  • Be IT literate in MS Office applications
  • Hold good communication, interpersonal and team management skills


In return

  • Competitive annual salary negotiable dependant on experience
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Up to 3 volunteer days
  • Company contributory Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan & Westfield Rewards
  • Generous Employee referral scheme
  • Support and employee infrastructure embedded in the business as a platform for personal and professional development creating pathways for unrivalled career development and progression opportunities internally.
  • Consistent learning opportunities
  • A safe place to work
  • Employee forum’s that provide a platform for having your voice heard


Why AmcoGiffen?

You will be joining a reputable and firmly established, engineering contractor operating nationally in rail, civils and engineering markets. AmcoGiffen are renowned in the market as a specialist civil, building, mechanical and electrical renewals and maintenance business with ongoing and successful projects and frameworks across the country, you will become part of our expert outfit.


AmcoGiffen has a wealth of experience working on sensitive, live assets in highly regulated environments, we deliver exceptional peace of mind for our customers, creating and maintaining assets across a growing range of high-quality public and private sectors. These include rail, power generation, electricity distribution, flood defence, aviation, waterways and much more.


Diversity & Inclusion at AmcoGiffen

We value collective expertise, but also the spark that one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset to our business and the communities in which we work and represent.


We are working hard as part of the civil engineering and construction industry, to improve diversity & inclusion. Our Diversity and inclusion journey at AmcoGiffen, is constantly evolving and is designed to break down barriers and promote the principles of a diverse workforce through multiple channels. This includes delivering training, raising awareness, regular forums and sharing our engagement calendar of activities and events to encourage participation at all levels throughout our organisation.


Diversity & Inclusion is embodied throughout our SPIRIT core Business values and lies at the heart of our culture of Safety, Professionalism, Innovation, Respect, Integrity and Teamwork.


AmcoGiffen is an Equal Opportunities Employer, offering challenging, worthwhile careers to everyone and is pro-actively committed to improving our understanding year on year to foster a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees as well as for the customers and communities in which we serve and operate within.


Health & Wellbeing

Operating from a people first perspective we support safety and wellbeing in the workplace as a priority. We have large number of colleagues that are trained and qualified mental health first aiders to support and listen where appropriate. We enrol all of the AmcoGiffen family onto an employee assistance programme which provides 24 hour, 7 days a week counselling and advice services.


Is AmcoGiffen your next career challenge? If so, apply now!


For more information or to arrange a private and confidential discussion about AmcoGiffen career opportunities, please contact our Recruitment Manager:



AmcoGiffen has a wealth of experience working on sensitive, live assets in highly regulated environments, we deliver exceptional peace of mind for our customers, creating and maintaining assets across a growing range of high-quality public and private sectors. These include rail, power generation, electricity distribution, flood defence, and waterways.

AmcoGiffen is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we offer challenging and worthwhile careers to everyone. It doesn’t matter to us what your age, disability, employment status, gender, health, marital status, sexual preference, membership or non-membership of a trade union, nationality, race, religion or social class are, or indeed any other personal characteristics not directly related to the relevant job. Anyone who meets the requirements of the job is eligible for employment with AmcoGiffen.

We offer excellent career prospects, a competitive salary, and outstanding training development and support opportunities. You can expect to receive a range of benefits (role dependent) including:

Contributory pension scheme

Life assurance

Westfield health scheme

Minumum 25 days' holiday

Private medical insurance

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