Linear Recruitment is dedicated to aiding candidates in securing their ideal roles as junior quantity surveyors, irrespective of their prior experience. Thanks to our established affiliations, we frequently gain exclusive entry to junior and graduate quantity surveyor positions well before their public circulation. 

Feel free to peruse our most recent listings for entry-level quantity surveyor roles showcased below, or reach out to our adept recruitment consultants for additional details.

What is a Junior Quantity Surveyor?

A junior quantity surveyor is an entry-level quantity surveyor position. They work in direct collaboration with more experienced quantity surveyors to provide assistance in the preparation of detailed estimates, measures, and monthly reporting, as well as processing monthly payments to the contractors and consultants.

What is the average salary of a junior quantity surveyor in the UK?

The average junior quantity surveyor salary in the UK is currently around £29,000 per annum. According to Glassdoor, graduate quantity surveyor jobs pay an average salary of £29,436 per annum in the UK, with 'junior' titles coming in just under that at £29,231 per year.

What training/qualifications do I need?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Membership

Chartered Senior quantity surveyors are required to obtain RICS membership by completing the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence programme.

Do I need a degree?

You don't need a degree to become a trainee quantity surveyor, but this may help you to stand out to employers. You will need to complete some form of relevant qualification. Completing an undergraduate degree in quantity surveying or a relevant subject like construction, maths, or economics followed by a postgraduate conversion course is the most common route to becoming a quantity surveyor, but apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships and graduate training schemes are also available with some employers.

What skills do junior quantity surveyors need?

Since you will be dealing with estimates and budgets, you should have strong analytical and mathematical skills. Moreover, you should be good at negotiation with a good level of organisation. 

What career paths/progression opportunities are available?

Junior quantity surveyor roles offer natural progression opportunities based on experience, with the chance to grow within the role from entry/graduate through to assistant, senior, and manager/director levels.

Why use Linear Recruitment to find your next junior quantity surveyor job?

Linear Recruit has been a specialist in construction sector recruitment since our conception in 2001, and we’ve proudly recruited on behalf of clients working on large, high-profile construction projects across the UK. With a number of preferential agreements in place with clients in the Construction industry we often have exclusive access to junior quantity surveyor vacancies before they reach the open market.

We are vastly experienced within the construction sector and support all candidates seeking junior QS jobs with interview advice, CV tips, and comprehensive career support.

How do I apply for a job through Linear Recruitment?

Applying for a junior quantity surveyor job with Linear Recruitment is quick and easy. Just hit the ‘apply for role’ button and then fill out the contact form or email the recruitment consultant directly using the details at the bottom of the job description. Need additional help or information? Just get in touch.

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