Are you an experienced QS searching for your next opportunity?

About the role

Askam Civil Engineering is an established and respected family-run business based in Lancaster. Due to a steadily increasing client base, an opportunity has arisen to join Askam’s QS team. The successful applicant will play a vital role in reinforcing the team’s function, with responsibilities for managing all aspects of the commercial, financial and contractual elements of projects.
About you

Preferably BSc qualified, you have experience as QS in either a civil engineering / groundworks main contractor, or subcontractor environment, possess good knowledge of QS procedures, demonstrate excellent negotiation skills, and be comfortable working to strict deadlines. You will be familiar with standard method of measurement take off procedures and final accounts and your technical knowledge will extend to understanding both NEC and JCT contracts.

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate excellent communication, a flexible approach, work calmly under pressure, and possess the ability to independently prioritise your workload. You will also be a competent user of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Project.

About Askam Civil Engineering
Askam offers a broad work-base, having initially built an enviable reputation as a civil engineering contractor, before expanding its services to include rivers and waterways, energy and renewables, highways and infrastructure, industrial and commercial, clean and waste water, and public realm. With a reputation for excellence in health and safety and a dedication to quality and the environment, Askam recognises its impact on local communities and is proud of its reputation for quality build and design, high specification, and dedicated customer service.

Askam offers a friendly and collaborative working environment in a convenient and attractive location. The business has a firm commitment to its people and currently employs over 50 skilled staff, many of whom have over 5, 10, and 15 years of continuous service.

As QS you will receive a competitive salary and package, including holiday allowance, pension, and other flexible benefits. If you would like to know more, or you would like to apply for the role, please get in touch…


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