Assistant Site Surveyor

Location: Wembley

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Contract: Full Time/Flexible Working

Application Deadline: 12 Apr 2024

The Vacancy

We have an opportunity for an Assistant Surveyor to join our Wates team within our Planned Maintenance division. You will working out of our Brent office on one of our commercial contracts. You will be assisting 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.

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 and basic ability to form relationships with PQS and the design team.

Work for Wates

Wates Group is one of the largest, and most successful family-owned private construction, development, and property services companies in the UK. We are building a place to work where everyone belongs, by one small act of inclusion at a time. We celebrate difference and welcome diversity.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

The Wates Group are committed to three ambitious environmental targets for 2025: Zero Waste, and Zero Carbon, from our operations and Positive Nature Enhancement. Wates are pushing to take a leading role in reducing our industry’s environmental impact.