• Assistant QS

    Job Locations UK-Paddington Central
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(06/11/2018 09:30)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.



    The new Crossrail station in Paddington has been designed to maximise the station’s space while preserving the historic features of the main line station. The new station will take the form of a 260m long, 25m wide and 23m deep underground box located directly under Departures Road and Eastbourne Terrace.


    Opening date for applications is Monday 22nd October 2018 

    Closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st November 2018.

    Salary: £31,000 - £35,100

    What will I be doing?

    • Assistant Quantity Surveying duties in respect of a work package or packages
    • Liaising with design, construction and supply chain teams to capture and control cost
    • Assisting when contractual notices and correspondence with both client and sub-contractors are seen to be necessary
    • Assist in the preparation of the project cost & value / EVA reports, budgets and forecasts
    • Assist in negotiating and managing allocated sub-contractor accounts including enquiries, orders, payments & final accounts.

    About you

    • Degree or equivalent
    • Previous experience in a similar role
    • Work to the goal of making the project a rewarding experience for all parties involved
    • Be professional, proactive and transparent in approach

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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