Apprentice Quantity Surveyor / Assistant Estimator

Recruiter
LEGENDRE UK LIMITED
Location
16, High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BX
Salary
£18,000.00 annually
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
VAC001558283
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The successful candidate will fulfil the following duties and tasks:
  • Assist the estimating team by preparing tender enquiries to the supply chain
  • Cost planning assistance
  • Carry out Detailed Pricings for Tenders
  • Closely monitor the supply chain during the tenders by making sure tender returns arrive in time
  • Organise meetings with the subcontractors to assess their offer and ascertain the compliance of their offer
  • Measure/carry out quantity take-offs for several trades during the tender period
  • Prepare tender analysis and propose to the lead estimator which subcontractor to take on board
  • Legal review of tender docs including Contract, Schedule of Amendments
  • Attend client meetings and be part of tender interviews
  • Attend conferences related to the buildings industry
  • Modular Construction: carry out a market study - main actors, main processes etc
  • Work on site as a QS or assistant manager as part of the apprenticeship to see both sides of the fence (Preconstruction and Construction)


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Construction skills
  • Good Maths/quantitative skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the Office suite
  • Basic knowledge of Bluebeam, Cad or Revit
  • Excellent written and communication skills


Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Reliable, Meticulous and trustworthy
  • Flexible
  • Curious
  • Open-minded and Team player


Desired qualifications

  • A Level BBBor;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDMor;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions 21 Meritsor;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C(reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above) including maths and English or equivalent


Future prospects

  • Become a QS, part of the preconstruction team or on Site
  • Move to a construction management role on site
  • Mobility if wanted - overseas (France, Portugal depending on available positions)


Things to consider

  • Possibility to work on a construction site in London
  • Potential ad-hoc travel within the UK from time to time depending on the tender opportunities

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