Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Reading, Berkshire

Job Details

Konnect Recruit are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor for a tier one main contractor on sites in the Berkshire (Reading, Slough, Bracknell). These projects are circa £20m new build school projects.

Salary on offer is up to £45,000 plus package, this is an Assistant level role with progression available on future projects when these are completed.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Assist with measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts
  • Prepare and agree daywork sheets
  • Assist with measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes
  • Assist the QS to ensure that payments to sub-contractors are made on time and in accordance with the subcontract agreement
  • Assisting with preparation of external valuations
  • Assisting in preparation of financial reports by taking relevant site measurements and/or measuring from drawings


  • Three years’ work experience as a Trainee/Junior Quantity Surveyor above HNC level or equivalent
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Quick to learn and strives for continuous improvement in everyday tasks
  • Understands the importance of meeting customers’ needs
  • Flexible with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
  • Good knowledge of JCT form of contract

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary up to £45,000 depending on experience
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Benefits package – healthcare, pension etc
  • Good support and training
  • Support through RICS if that is something you’re interested in


If you are interested in this role please apply by calling 023 8073 8180 or emailing

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