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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Junior Quantity Surveyor

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Overall Purpose:

  • To provide quantity surveying based support and capability to Building & Facilities Management Department, to enable the UKAEA, collaborating partners and its tenants to undertake their activities in properly maintained and supported facilities.
  • To enable delivery of cost effective operation and maintenance of UKAEA building services and plant, ensuring compliance with current legislation, codes of practice and good engineering principles.
  • To contribute to the organisational processes with the aim of delivering continuous improvements of value and project delivery in accordance with all applicable standards.
  • Critical to this role is ensuring that the quantity surveying professional services are provided in a timely, cost effective manner and at an appropriate quality. It is important that due regard is paid to the requirements and priorities of the various stakeholders.
  • To be guided in tasks and progression of works by senior QS and other surveying professional staff


Procurement assistance

  • Monitor and examine tender submission and upcoming work stream for compliance with Government procurement regulations, under guidance from Procurement team
  • Assemble baseline budgets information for projects and maintenance tasks
  • Completion and responses to queries raised by prospective contractors and suppliers

Pre-Contract estimating

  • Maintain contract data base under guidance
  • Maintain material suppliers database
  • Assess tender documents to ensure sufficient information available to prepare tender
  • Take off quantities and prepare costings under supervision
  • Prepare and issue contract enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Prepare and issue material supply enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Pricing of buildings and civil engineering projects and maintenance tasks
  • Examine and assess tender documents / liaise with prospective contractors
  • Prepare specifications and / or proposals
  • Assist with post tender negotiations

Post Contract quantity surveying

  • Maintain contract documentation and advise on pre tender and post contract matters
  • Preparation and issue of contractual letters to clients and / or sub-contractors
  • Post contract liaison with clients
  • Post contract liaison with design team
  • Carry out take offs for material procurement
  • Sub-contract negotiation and letting
  • Preparation and submission of interim valuations
  • Site measurement
  • Manage and value variations
  • Preparation towards agreement and certification of contractors' interim valuations and final accounts
  • Preparation and submission of project works final account s
  • Preparation towards agreement of final accounts in support of Contract Project Managers

Budget Responsibility:

Circa. £100,000 per annum

Specific Qualifications/Experience:


  • Educated to degree level in a quantity surveying or with equivalent experience.
  • Relevant experience in construction, engineering or facilities management
  • Knowledge of the management of internal and external stakeholders at different levels.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of construction techniques and materials


  • Working towards membership of a relevant chartered body e.g. RICS etc; support and mentorship in this will be available.
  • Experience in the use of Computerised systems.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Sarah Topliss today

Account Consultant at Rullion Call Sarah on 0161 602 2322

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