Trainee Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship

Callflex Business Park, Golden Smithies Lane, Rotherham, S63 7ER
Competitive salary
21 May 2019
08 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The Trainee Quantity Surveyor will proactively support the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor on the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial/financial and contractual elements of the designated projects in order to control and maximise the company's profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include assisting with the preparation and administration of monthly applications and sub-contractor accounts in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition, the support and assistance in ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. Understand, implement and adhere to company SHEQ policy and strategy. Reporting into the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on a number of live projects or projects at pre-construction phase
  • To measure all works accurately
  • Assist QS department in the preparation of final accounts
  • To attend college or further education (where offered or applicable) in line with company procedures
  • General day to day administrative duties
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To support the QS in the management, the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Maximise value and minimise cost
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • To supervise with all staff, clients, consultants and residents in a professional manner
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the QS with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Measure progress assist in submitting valuations, final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competent with all Microsoft packages and IT

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths & English or equivalent
  • 112 UCAS points (e.g. BBC at A Level or DMM at BTEC)

Future prospects

  • The employer is ready to invest in training to develop the skills of the successful candidate. This is a long-term career opportunity

Things to consider

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.

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