Higher Apprentice - Quantity Surveying

Salford, Greater Manchester
02 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
24 months+

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovate services and solutions help to deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the economy today and create a more sustainable built environment to support our future prosperity. Our unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to collaborate with customers to offer unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility

For over 150 years our name has been synonymous with innovation. Inventions like porous asphalt and self-levelling concrete have helped shape the world we live in. Now we are helping to reshape it, with new solutions to overcome new challenges.

A career at Tarmac isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to shape the world we live in. Our apprenticeship programmes provide relevant hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Quantity Surveyor Higher Apprentice you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities


Who are we looking for?

As our ideal Quantity Surveyor Higher Apprentice you will need to be a self-starter, have willingness to learn and take on a challenge. You will be an effective communicator, a passion for sustainability and a desire to question the status quo.  You will be educated to A level.

You will be based at our Agecroft depot, however, you must be able to drive as the role will  include travel at times to attend site visits, support implementation programmes and external meetings.

What might my programme entail?

As a Quantity Surveyor Apprentice you will report to the Engineering Manager within Flooring Solutions. The programme will cover training in the preparation of accurate and competitive tender submissions and with the measurement, preparation and submission of valuations with a view to maximising financial returns under the provisions of the contract conditions and Company procedures.

You will be responsible for assisting with the reviewing of subcontract orders and manage the contractual risks associated with the projects delivery. You will build relationships with a wide range of people including trade contractors and client/customer representatives.

The role will specifically focus on supporting the growth and profitability of the Flooring Solutions concrete and screed installation business. Ensuring all commercial opportunities are explored, projects are delivered inline with installation budgets and contractual risks are managed effectively.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Quantity Surveyor Apprentice, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!