Graduate Quantity Surveyor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382367358-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Construction
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Position: Graduate/Trainee Quantity Surveyor/Estimator
Salary: 20,000.00- 30,000.00 per year
Job Type: Full-time, Graduate

Role Description

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Contracts & Estimating team. The role is ideal for a forward-thinking individual who is willing to progress their career in construction quantity surveying, potentially having already started gaining or working towards a BTEC HNC or Degree level qualification in this field.

Responsibilities include training and assisting with:

  • Estimating architectural metalwork, secondary steelwork, and structural steel.
  • Reading architects and engineers' drawings.
  • Material take-offs and tender summaries.
  • Obtaining supplier quotations and negotiating.
  • Preparing and drafting detailed quotations.
  • Liaising with clients to discuss tender submissions.
  • Quantifying material take-offs and producing cost analysis for client approvals.
  • Monthly job costing forecasts and analysis.
  • Attending client meetings and occasional site visits with the Contracts lead.
  • Working with other departments.

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Good IT skills.
  • Excellent communication abilities.
  • Teamwork and people skills.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • A positive attitude towards work with attention to detail.
  • A flexible approach and the ability to prioritize tasks.


  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Cycle to work scheme.


  • Monday to Friday.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's degree (preferred).
  • Experience: 1 year of surveying experience (preferred).