Job Opportunities

We're currently recruiting for the following posts:

Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Scottish Borders

Marsh and Riddell are a practice of Chartered Surveyors, offering services in Quantity Surveying, Project & Cost Management, Development Monitoring, Building Surveying, CDM/Health & Safety, Building Information Modelling, Facilities Management & Advisory Services.

We work primarily in the Scottish Borders and the North of England, but do have projects throughout the UK.

Following recent project and Framework successes we are now recruiting for permanent a Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our busy office Selkirk.

Main Purpose of Role

To support the Senior quantity surveyors, taking responsibility for effectively delivering a range of tasks to high quality standards.

On occasion, to perform the role of the Senior Surveyor on small projects, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.

Key Accountabilities

Assisting the Senior quantity surveyors on a range of tasks, to include:

- Estimating and producing feasibility cost plans
- Obtaining and assessing quotations received
- Drafting procurement documentation
- Checking and analysing the tenders
- Drafting tender report forms
- Dealing with variations and the change control process
- Conducting cost checks and valuations
- Checking invoices received against work done/quotations and issuing payment recommendations
- Liaising with the client, contractors, designers, etc.

Experience / Qualifications / Education

Ideally Degree qualified (cost management, quantity surveying). Applications will be accepted from those in the final year of the part-time degree.

1 years experience in Quantity Surveying is preferred, ideally from a Consultancy or Main Contractor background but raw graduates are also encouraged to apply.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office applications
Driving licence and car owner.

Salary / Benefits

Competitive salary range depending on experience

25 days personal holiday plus statutory holidays

Contributory pension scheme

Apply in writing either to the office via post, or email to