Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Ross Shire Engineering | Scotland, Scotland, UK

Posted 5 days ago

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Have you thought about progressing your career in the water industry? Water is an essential part of our everyday lives. At RSE, our employees play crucial roles in designing and delivering sustainable water and wastewater treatment solutions that address the need for drinking water and sanitation, improve people’s lives, protect the environment, and make a difference to the world. Through a process of design, creation and innovation, engineers at RSE produce solutions which are safe, sustainable, and cost-effective. RSE has enjoyed sustained and controlled growth. We now hold a prominent position as one of the leading MEICA providers in the UK water industry.

RSE is currently looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team in their Cumbernauld office. Your role will involve assisting more Senior Commercial Staff with the administration of the financial and commercial aspects of projects and, as experience dictates, to undertake and commercially administer, under direction, low value/low risk projects. To be responsible for the auditing of Employee timesheets, expense claims and the vehicle tracking reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with RSE’s Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems
  • Preparation of Activity Schedules, Bills of Quantities and Resource profiling as directed
  • Preparation of Applications for Payment for submission to Client(s)
  • Assisting with reviewing project work scopes, notifying and preparing variations as necessary
  • Assisting with sub-contract administration including developing sub-contract documents, reviewing and agreeing valuations, managing variations
  • Assisting with the preparation of project budgets and project cost reconciliations
  • Carry out all other tasks as requested within the post holder’s appropriate skill set


  • Understanding of drawings and specifications to assist in the preparation of Bills of Quantities/Schedules of Rates and other such procurement documentation
  • Experience and qualifications appropriate to service in similar role required
  • IT literacy with competency in Excel
  • Willingness to learn all facets of commercial management from project commencement through to completion
  • Attending training courses and workshops as may be required
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

What RSE Offers

You’ll receive a competitive salary and benefits package and any relevant training to equip you with the technical and commercial knowledge you’ll need to gain further experience and progress your career.

Please note, if you do not receive any correspondence within 4 weeks of your application, please be advised that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

We are unable to accept applications from outside the UK.