Vacancy details

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location: Chelmsford

National Highways

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join their team, working on the SDF framework for National Highways, delivering civil engineering projects up to the value of 3m across Essex.  

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Assistant Quantity Surveyor will provide assistance to the commercial team working across a series of projects at any one time.


  • Carry out regular site visits to take measurements and valuations.
  • Manage subcontract packages following all Taylor Woodrow procedures.
  • Support the commercial team with payments, liabilities and general day-to-day tasks.
  • Attend progress review meetings and contribute to resolving problems.
  • Help to procure subcontracts in line with the site contracts form (NEC).
  • Regular use of cloud-based contract software including CEMAR to issue early warnings and compensation events.
  • Represent Taylor Woodrow in discussions with clients and subcontractors. 


Person Specification


  • Formal qualification in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Basic knowledge of civil engineering and/or knowledge of the role of the Quantity Surveyor within a main contractor environment
  • Knowledge of NEC contracts is advantageous
  • Full UK driving license is essential


To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-HIGHWAYS to 

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