Apprentice Quantity Surveyor 2019 - Degree Level - East Anglia

Recruiter
Balfour Beatty
Location
Thorpe Wood House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6WT
Salary
£163.80 per week
Posted
30 Jan 2019
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Ref
VAC001496318
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Degree level - East Anglia

Qualifications required - 3 A levels A-C or equivalent

About Balfour Beatty and what we do:

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you - based inPeterborough.

Take a look at what we do at:

Balfour Beatty is the UK's largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people's lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you'll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role:

As an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor you will follow a training programme as part of our RICS-accredited Degree Apprenticeship, geared towards you achieving Chartered Surveyor status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The Assessment of Professional Competence process for MRICS is included in the final assessment process for this Apprenticeship and will lead to the designatory letters MRICS and the status of Chartered Surveyor.

Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based. Our aim is to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential. As the programme progresses you will have increased responsibility for the financial and legal management of construction projects. Throughout you will ensure compliance with our Health and Safety and Sustainability agenda.
What you'll be doing
  • To manage and lead the cost aspects complex construction projects
  • To ensure that comprehensive study has been undertaken of the whole life aspects of the project and the understanding of the client's needs
  • To manage the selection of the specialist contractors for the project
  • To ensure that disputes are minimised and settled amicably for all parties
  • To manage the commercial success of a project for all stakeholders


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Good teamworking and poeple skills


Personal qualities

  • Ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry
  • Passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project.


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's grade 9-4/A*-C (or equivalent)
  • 3 A-Levels (or equivalent), including Maths A-Level at grade A-C
  • Pass pre-employment medical which will include a Drug & Alcohol test


Future prospects

The successful candidate will hopefully secure a full-time position with Balfour Beatty at the end of their apprenticeship, dependent on business requirements.

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