Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Vinci Construction UK Ltd
Location
Ditton Road, Widnes, WA8 0PG
Salary
£17,000.00 - £18,000.00 annually
Posted
02 Apr 2019
Closes
18 May 2019
Ref
VAC001520059
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Do you want to be a part of building the environments in which we live, using the latest technology and building methods? VINCI Construction UK are committed to creating a working environment that is inclusive and diverse.

Successful candidates will be based on one of our live construction sites across the North West region, including Warrington, Chester, Manchester, Burnley or Tameside. You will work with the commercial project teams to understand and safeguard the commercial position, whilst developing an understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to contracts.

Candidates must have a flexible approach and be willing to work on projects throughout the Region (Note allowances are payable where applicable to make this affordable to the candidates).

As well as learning on the job, you will be required to attend Liverpool John Moores University on a day release. The five-year course will provide you with a BSc Hons in Quantity Surveying. You will also complete the RICS APC programme to gain chartership to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

This pathway offers an interesting and progressive career in Quantity Surveying

This opportunity could be a development opportunity as an attractive alternative to a traditional university career path.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Willingness to learn

Ability to make things happen

Ability to work in a team

Ability to understand and adhere to safety procedures

Personal qualities

Flexible approach

ability to adapt to different situations

keen to learn and willingness to take on responsibility

Demonstrates a good level of maturity

prepared to work away from home

The ability to drive is recommended as site locations will change

Desired qualifications

112UCAS points (A levels - BBC or BTEC - DDM/D*D*)

GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths, English Language and science at grade A* - B

Future prospects

Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons). This course is for students who wish to obtain an honours degree in surveying accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). As part of the programme, students will be mentored and will work towards becoming chartered with RICS. Entry into VINCI trainee rotation programme.

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be entitled to the Company benefits scheme and pay will be reviewed each year in line with progression on the programme.

Annual holiday entitlement is 26 days per year.
  • Buying and selling holiday (up to 3 days)
  • Pension AVCs
  • Additional life assurance cover (up to 2 x extra)

All applications should be made through the Av system and under no circumstances should a direct approach to the employer be made. Any direct approaches will result in your application NOT being considered for selection.

Work placements will be based on construction sites or regional offices and may require the apprentice to live away from home.

Ability to travel to different locations is essential.

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