Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Togel Contractors Ltd
1-3, Hexthorpe Road, Doncaster, DN4 0AD
£146.25 per week
17 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties & Responsibilities are:
  • Attend Pre-Start meeting (if required)
  • Create Hit List and drawing register (if required)
  • Order materials and check Estimator take-offs
  • Complete procurement forms
  • Undertake cost planning andcommercial managementthroughout the entire life cycle of the project from inception to post-completion
  • Assess riskand calculate how this can be avoided
  • Procurement of materials and contractors
  • Provide procurement advice and assistance during the tendering procedure
  • Undertake commercial management and contract administration
  • Provide advice and assistance indispute resolution
  • Undertake interim valuations and payment assessment
  • Manage the cost management process
  • Assess the additional costs of design variations agreeing any additional charges with the client/architect/designer
  • Produce a final account for the project

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understand the commercial aspects of the quantity surveying process
  • Knowledge and experience of the building and joinery trade is essential
  • The ability of read and understand clients drawings and from that produce an approved list of suppliers and sub-contractors based on best value for money

  • Working knowledge of Causeway software package
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages such as Excel and Word and Microsoft 365

Personal qualities

  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Be able to multitask and juggle priorities
  • Adhere to tight deadlines

  • Team player
  • Can do attitude
  • Motivated individual
  • Be able to build excellent relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors

Desired qualifications

  • A professional qualification, accredited by the RICS is desirable
  • Experience within a busy commercial construction firm is essential
  • Minimum C/4's GCSE are essential

Future prospects

The successful candidate will be working towards a full time quantity surveying role.

Things to consider

  • A clean current driving license is required
  • The role is office based with typical 9 to 5 hours, although the role will require travel including client supplier/sub-contractor meetings and visits to sites. Overnight stays may be required given the national breadth of the company's work

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