Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Midgard - Reading, Berkshire

Contract: Permanent

  • Competitive salary, with confidence of working for an established and growing company.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Private Healthcare.
  • Opportunity for progression within the business.
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects.
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department.
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment.
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office.
  • In-house barista.
  • Subsidised Cafeteria.
  • Team bonding events.
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner.

With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, the JRL Group is the right place for you.

Midgard is the main contracting division of the +£600m turnover JRL Group and utilises all the company's in-house resources and facilities to provide clients with a bespoke constructionservice. We have gone back to the time when contractors carried out work themselves with a dedicated, reliable workforce and their own fleet of plant and equipment.

Due to continued growth we are seeking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team at Station Hill, Reading.


  • Ensure cash flow is maximized.
  • Ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded.
  • Preparation of monthly cost value reports for area, together with review of results.
  • Production of commercial reports, reviewing results and considering trends.
  • Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors.
  • Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts.
  • Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate.
  • Managing sub-contractors.
  • Sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender and negotiation.
  • Preparing valuations for interim application for payment including variations.


  • Knowledge of current forms of contract.
  • Strong commercial mind.
  • Ambition and a true passion for construction.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.

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