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Assistant Quantity Surveyor required in Wales Job title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor Location: North Wales Sectors: Civil Engineering – Tunnels, Bridges, Roads etc. Start Date: ASAP Duration: Permanent Remuneration: Salary: £28,000+ depending ...
Location: Wales
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus

Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Central London
Assistant Quantity Surveyor – London The Company: This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our client who has been prominent in the market for nearly 20 ...
Location: City of London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package

Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Central London
Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Central London The Company: Our client is an international consultancy with an excellent history of delivering major construction and infrastructure projects across the globe. As an employer ...
Location: City of London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Career information and advice on being a Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Welcome to the Assistant Quantity Surveyor careers advice and information area on careers and jobs UK. The following pages will explain to you exactly what being a Assistant Quantity Surveyor entails as well as the qualifications and know-how you will require to get a yourself a Assistant Quantity Surveyor job in the Accountancy field
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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - History Of The Profession

As a profession, Assistant Quantity Surveyor began in the 19th century. Before this time the term ‘Measurer’ was used. This person was a specialist tradesman, most likely belonging to a Guild.

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor would prepare schedules based on standard measures for building projects including materials, labour and other items necessary for construction.

This quote was then compared with other tenders to find the best price versus quality of job.

As an institution the RICS has a long history, the main dates of which are outlined below.

  • 1792 Surveyors Club
  • 1834 Land Surveyors Club
  • 1868 Institution of Surveyors
  • 1881 Granted a Royal Charter
  • 1891 Compulsory Examinations for membership
  • 1921 George V gives Royal Patronage
  • 1930 Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Coat of Arms with motto ‘Est modus in rebus’ (There is measure in all things)
  • 1973 Tests of Professional Competence became mandatory
  • 2006 RICS reaches 125 years holding a Royal Charter.

 

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