Work for Top Notch

We are constantly expanding and looking for skilled tradesman and managerial staff based in the North West of England.

We are committed to the development of our staff through training and both our Investors in People and Living Wage Foundation awards are testament to this.
We specialize in partnering with our RSL clients and have in-house experienced and specifically trained teams, at every level of our operation to provide a service in line with our client partners requirements. In addition to the in-house services (e.g. Tenant Liaison Officer team) we are fully commensurate in service and staff skilling, to provide true open book accounting, work stream programming and delivery reporting, under the mantle of a fully developed holistic set of company KPI’s.

Current vacancies:

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Our Company Top Notch Contractors Ltd are a Principle Contractor based in the North West. Our works portfolio ranges from shop fitting to full refurbishment of care facilities meaning no two projects are the same.

The Role

Due to continued growth, we currently have the opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team based in Carlisle. Some typical activities the successful candidate will be expected to undertake include:

•         Gain an understanding of procurement systems.

•         Assist with preparing financial reports for senior management.

•         Assist with Tender enquiries and submissions

•         Negotiate best prices and timescales with suppliers and sub-contractors.

•         Valuing completed work and arranging payments.

•         Prepare & submit application/ valuations for client approval

•         Assist with manage projects commercially

•         Assist with workload forecast 

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Construction and Quantity Surveying and be able to show success in assisting the delivery of projects. Good communication skills with the ability to contribute effectively and collaboratively within a team environment is key to this role.


• Experience working for a main contractor as either Trainee or Assistant Quantity Surveying role

• Full UK Driving License

Please send an up to date CV with your application if you wish to be considered for the role. Top Notch Contractors Ltd are an equal opportunities employer. Please note that every effort will be made to contact all applicants, however, due to the high volume of applications if you have not had a response within 15 days after the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Ongoing Full Time Positions: 

Due to the constant growth of our company, there are certain positions that are always in high demand:

  • Full Time Roofer
  • Full time Groundworker
  • Full Time Joiners
  • Full Time Painter and Decorator

Please use the contact form below to apply or send your CV to

All other trades are welcome to apply using the contact form below. 

Contact Us

4a, Brunel Way, Duranhill, Harraby, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 3NQ


01228 524117


326 Haydock Lane, Haydock Industrial Estate, St Helens, WA11 9UY

01942 724 076


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