Ogilvie Construction

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Why join Ogilvie Construction?

Ogilvie Construction Ltd deliver building projects in both the public and private sector. We are a multi-skilled organisation and pride ourselves on our people and recruiting the best talent. We provide a rewarding and challenging working environment for all our employees, and we understand the benefits of a talented workforce.

We have an opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Aberdeen.

The role:

You will assist the team of surveyors in managing all commercial aspects of the project.

  • Manage evaluation of the tender/contract sum, subcontractors and internally costed elements.
  • Preparation of sub-contractor packages, issuing enquiries, preparing formal orders.
  • Responsible for arranging and recording sub-contractor pre-start meetings and minutes.
  • Reporting against the sub-contractor procurement tracker.
  • Preparation of target prices for direct delivery trades.
  • Assisting in preparation of, submission and agreement of main contract interim valuations.
  • Responsibility for re-measurement of the works, for main contract, sub-contractor valuations and direct delivery operations.
  • Assistance in sub-contractor payment applications, payments and notices in line with protocols.
  • Assistance in preparation of financial and written reports for monthly project review meetings.
  • Pricing of contract instructions, provisional sums, pending instructions and maintaining a change control monthly tracker.
  • Assistance in coordinating and checking requirement for and provision of bonds, collateral warranties, project insurances.
  • Preparation of final accounts with sub-contractors.

About you

Are you:

  • Degree qualified / or working towards a degree qualification in Quantity Surveying?
  • Working towards a professional membership? *Preferred

Do you:

  • Have sound knowledge of construction processes?
  • Have the ability to work on your own, be assertive and prioritise to meet deadlines?


  • Early finish Friday (3:30pm)
  • 32 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Access to Well-being Champions and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Generous contributory personal Pension Scheme
  • Salary exchange pension with employer NI savings included
  • Profit share scheme
  • Excellent death in service cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 5 counselling sessions