Higher Apprenticeship Quantity Surveying 2017 (Northampton)

Recruiter
Balfour Beatty Plc
Location
Northampton
Salary
£149.85 - £260.85 per week
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
VAC001201285
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
You will follow a training programme as part of our RICS accredited Degree Apprenticeship, geared towards you achieving Chartered Surveyor Status. The Assessment of Professional Competence process for MRICS is included in the final assessment process and will lead to the designatory letters MRICS and the status of Chartered Surveyor.

About the role:
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.
Main duties and responsibilities:

  • 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
  • You will attend college and university on a day or block release basis during the Apprenticeship

You must live within a comutable distance of either locations below to be considered for the role:

Locations: Cheadle, Northampton, Swaffham, London, Peterborough & Cambridge

Business Units: Construction Services, Major Projects, Gas & Water

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

As well as strong numeracy and well-developed team and People Skills, you have the passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project.

Personal qualities

You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team. You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry.

Qualifications required

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths, English and Science, with a B in Maths
  • 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 We hope for you to secure a full time position with Balfour Beatty at the end of the scheme. For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what's involved in the scheme visit the website www.balfourbeatty.com/careers and view the profiles of our current apprentices across the Group.

Things to consider Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.