Graduate Quantity Surveyor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1383535868-2
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Jackson Civil Engineering
  • Location: Chigwell, Essex
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Commercial & QS, Driving, Engineering, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Career Opportunity: Graduate Quantity Surveyor

We are recruiting for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor for our Highways Division.

Here at Jackson, we are dynamic, innovative and focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting and varied projects. We want our people to succeed both in work and life and to support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

The Graduate Quantity Surveyor will support our Senior Quantity Surveyors in our Highways Division. The role will be working on interesting civil engineering schemes and projects can include highways, infrastructure, bridges, and general heavy civils. This role will be working from our M11 Compound in Chigwell so easy access to this is a must.


Provide general assistance to Senior Quantity Surveyors

Assist with preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation

On-site measurement and measurement of drawings as required

Assist with identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control

On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work

Feasibility studies of client s requests

Assist with preparation of estimates

Assist with analysing sub-contractors quotations

Assist with preparation and agreeing variation accounts

Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors

Assist with providing evidence for resolution of disputes

What we re looking for:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Graduates holding an undergraduate or Masters degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management (or similar) with 1 year experience either in an industrial placement year or post graduate.
  • Eligibility to work and live in the UK without restriction
  • Highly organised individual with great negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English and be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving
  • Ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment
  • Handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy skills.
  • Must have experience of working in a civil engineering environment and undertaking the commercial function for active contracts.

Excellent benefits package and personal development opportunities:

We don t just offer a great place to work with a supportive, family atmosphere. We also offer:

  • Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
  • Company car
  • Company pension scheme (we match up to 8%)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
  • Extensive training programmes
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee benefits platform
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company social calendar
  • Regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
  • A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career.
  • The Great Escape leaving work early every Friday!

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance or adjustments.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.