Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
P Colohan & Co Ltd
Location
Emesco Works, Lynwood Gardens, Croydon, CR0 4QH
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
12 Oct 2020
Closes
09 Nov 2020
Ref
VAC001658689
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
The Apprentice quantity surveyor will be given the opportunity to study towards a Construction Apprenticeship with the potential to progress to a degree in a construction related subject.
Responsibilities
You will be responsible for fulfilling the activities assigned (in whole or in part) by the Senior quantity surveyor in the appropriate process, including:
  • Liaising with clients to identify their needs
  • Estimating quantities, costs and time scales for material and labour
  • Preparing tender and contract documents
  • Identifying and weighing up commercial risks
  • Assigning work to subcontractors
  • Valuing completed work, managing budgets, and overseeing payments
  • Ensuring projects meet legal and quality standards
  • Ensuring that clients get value for their money
  • Submitting regular budget reports
  • Following building regulations and health and safety
  • Working in an office or on a construction site


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word.
  • Experience of working in a construction environment
  • Understanding of or keenness to work in the construction industry
  • CSCS card
  • Analytical thinking skill
  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking


Personal qualities

  • Strong maths knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop
  • Always ensure you provide the best possible service
  • Ensure you give attention to detail and meet all deadlines set
  • Act in a way that always promotes trust in the construction industry
  • Act with integrity
  • Be honest and straightforward in all that you do
  • Treat everyone with courtesy, politeness, and respect
  • Punctual
  • Take responsibility and be accountable for all your actions


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs Grades 4/C or above (or equivalent) including English, maths and Science (essential)
  • Level 3 qualification - preferably Construction related


Future prospects

Possibility of full-time employment after successful completion of apprenticeship.

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