The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately- owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.

Smartspace have an opportunity for an Assistant Surveyor to join our team in Luton.

Reporting into the Site Surveyor or Project Surveyor, you will be expected to Assist the site and project surveyor in the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting.

Key Accountabilities will include:

Regularly undertake site safety samples

Ensures PDR’s A&B, Training Manuals are regularly completed for self.

Create and regularly review personal action plans for project and personal related tasks.

Regularly complete on-site measurements/ take offs.

Develop accurate site records to assist in the measurement and valuation about material and plant cost, COI and day works as well as drawing / specification revisions.

Develop an understanding of the internal/external commercial strategies about minor subcontract packages and on-site prelims.

Develop an understanding of the M&V process in order to support the production of monthly CVRs.

A bit about you:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to form relationships with supply chain and work effectively with site management and the site team.

Basic commercial skills- basic understanding of maximising value recovery

Basic ability to form relationships with PQS and the design team

A bit about us:

Being a family owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded and our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.

It’s our people who make Wates successful. We will only achieve our strategic objectives if we recruit and retain the best people and operate in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity and opportunity.

We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and Disability Confident Leaders certification.

So, if you’d like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.

(Please note that candidates represented by Agencies will not be considered at this time.)

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