Quantity Surveyor Apprentice

R W Services Plant Hire
294, Aldridge Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2DU
£166.00 per week
06 Oct 2020
26 Nov 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Typically, the Apprentice Quantity Surveyor will support: -
  • Managing costs on a wide varietyofnew civil engineering and drainage projects for both private and public sector clients.
  • Undertake costs analysis for all projects
  • Working closely with the existing commercial and operational staff
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Preparing and analysing quoting for tenders
  • Allocating works to sub-contractors
  • Providing advice on contractual claims
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building and civil engineering contracts in current use
  • Understanding the implications of Health & Safety regulations
  • The Apprentice Quantity Surveyor will be provided with training designed to enhance and develop soft skills and technical capability through a blend of classroom-based learning and on the job training. We will provide you with the support and mechanisms to build a successful career, including support with chartership.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good knowledge of MS products
  • Good Knowledge of Excel
  • Good Knowledge of Word,also outlook
  • A genuine interest in the construction industry.

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Commited
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

This apprenticeship will require a day a week to be spent at college. Entry requirements are 5 GCSEs of equivalent including maths and English.

Future prospects

The business isreally keen to offer permanent employment to the right person and subject to the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This position is based in Sutton Coldfield. Also, please bear in mind that due to attending college one day a week a full driving licence and own transport may be beneficial.

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