Chartered Surveyor Apprenticeship-Quantity Surveying

Recruiter
Costain Pension Scheme Trustee Limited
Location
London
Salary
£346.00 per week
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
31 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001252462
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The role may involve all aspects of work from the initial tender to final account and close out, seeking to minimise the costs and enhance value for money whilst achieving the required standards and quality. This role will work under the close direction and supervision of a more senior Quantity Surveyor.

The role of Apprentice/Quantity Surveyor is to support the more senior commercial staff in the administration of costs and contracts relating to projects. The role may involve all aspects of work from the initial tender to final account and close out, seeking to minimise the costs and enhance value for money whilst achieving the required standards and quality. This role will work under the close direction and supervision of a more senior Quantity Surveyor.

  • Developing an understanding of the built environment
  • Assisting in the preparation of enquiries, analysing tenders, negotiating and administering allocated accounts including orders, payments & final accounts in accordance with customer or company procedures.
  • Assisting with the preparation and agreement of applications for payment, or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates, or the assessment and approval of invoices
  • Assisting with capturing, managing and communicating change and risk on the project in accordance with the contract
  • Assisting with the reporting of the Project Budget / Cost Report.
  • Undertake record-keeping including but not limited to collating site records, the preparation of meeting packs, meeting invites and taking meeting minutes
  • Undertaking study to obtain an appropriate qualification as agreed with the Company
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • IT
  • Good Verbal and Written Communication
Personal qualities
  • Be proactive in self-development and obtaining a professional qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective oral, written, graphic and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in teams
Qualifications required

For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 230 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff

Or,

Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification

Or,

Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS)

And,

Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.

Future prospects Upon completion you will be have chartered surveyor status.