Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
VINCI PLC
Location
Site Offices, Wellhead Lane, Birmingham, B42 2SU
Salary
£17,250.00 annually
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021
Ref
VAC001703629
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
01-09-2021

Quantity Surveyors are part the commercial team looking after the financial side of a construction project. Quantity surveyors are required to work on live construction sites, managing budgets, costs, invoices, negotiating with sub-contractors, dealing with contracts and matters of contract law.

Duties include:
  • To assist with the procurement of materials and off-site services
  • To assist with procurement and cost control of sub-contractors
  • To assist with the payments
  • Develop an understanding of cost control
  • Develop an understanding of programming and sequencing
  • To assist with sub-contract administration
  • To support project close out and archiving of accounts

Our Midlands regions covers a large geographic area and although we try to place staff near to their homes sometimes, they may be required to work some distance away.

You will have access to VINCI Elearning modules and other training courses as per our training matrix.

Apprentice induction -a chance to meet your peers and learn more about the company, team working and personal financial advice.

Personal development courses, such as Negotiation Skills, Communications Skills, Presentation Skills and many more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Being able to drive would be an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
  • Keen to develop and learn about the construction industry
  • Computer literate


Personal qualities

None specified.

Desired qualifications

The entry requirement for the Apprenticeship will typically be a minimum of three A-levels at Grade C/4 or higher (or their equivalent) or a Level 3 Apprenticeship in a construction or property related discipline. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Future prospects

Apprentices who are progressing well during the apprenticeship, may be promoted to an assistant quantity surveyor level, which includes a pay increase and a company car, usually around their 3rd year.

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved a BSc Hons in Quantity Surveying and be a chartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.There are clear career pathways for progressing within the commercial team, as well as further training opportunities.

Things to consider

Time management is an advantage as you will need to manage studying for your degree whilst working on the other days.

You must be able to travel to different locations within the Midlands as required.

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