Trainee Quantity Surveyor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1221792228-2
  • Date Posted: 30 January 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Carrington West
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Health and Safety, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Job Title: Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Salary £25,000-£30,000
Open to University or Equivalent apprenticeship candidates.

Company Overview:
This company is looking for a candidate with an aptitude for construction. This company is committed to delivering high-quality projects across Highways Technology. With a strong emphasis on innovation and excellence, we are dedicated to nurturing talent and providing opportunities for professional growth.

Job Summary:
As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, you will embark on an exciting journey to learn and contribute to the field of quantity surveying within the construction industry. This role is designed to provide hands-on experience, coupled with mentorship and structured training, to develop the skills necessary for a successful career in quantity surveying.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborate with experienced team members to assist in various quantity surveying tasks, gaining exposure to project management, cost estimation, and financial control.

Contribute to the preparation of accurate and detailed cost estimates for construction projects, considering materials, labor, and other relevant factors.

Assist in the management of project budgets, monitoring expenditures, and identifying cost-saving opportunities while maintaining quality standards.

Learn to administer construction contracts, including the preparation of contract documents, variations, and valuations.

Support the procurement process by assisting in the preparation of tender documents, evaluating bids, and liaising with suppliers and subcontractors.

Conduct data analysis related to project costs, providing valuable insights to inform decision-making.

Maintain accurate and organised documentation related to quantity surveying activities, ensuring compliance with company and industry standards.

Develop effective communication skills to liaise with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders, contributing to positive working relationships.

Qualifications and Requirements:

A degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
Strong analytical and numerical skills.
Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Enthusiastic about learning and developing a career in quantity surveying.
Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes:
Structured training and mentorship programs.
Opportunities for professional development and further education.
Health and wellness initiatives.
Pension scheme.
Supportive and collaborative working environment.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.
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