Chartered Surveyor Apprenticeship (Quantity Surveying Pathway)

Recruiter
DOWNBAY LTD
Location
27 29, Cursitor Street, London, EC4A 1LT
Salary
£365.00 per week
Posted
01 May 2021
Closes
31 May 2021
Ref
VAC001705496
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
You will join a team of experienced Quantity Surveyors and will gain experience on some excitingconstruction projects. During your apprenticeship you will gain exposure to all stages of project delivery including:

PRE-CONTRACT ACTIVITIES:
  • Estimates and cost plans
  • Risk management - Landlord/tenant negotiations
  • Client and design team meetings
  • Value engineering, optioneering, life cycle costing

TENDER PROCESS MANAGEMENT:
  • Pre-qualification and contractor selection
  • Contract documentation
  • BOQ elements and sub-contract packages
  • Pre-tender estimates
  • tender analysis and reports on tenders

POST-CONTRACT ACTIVITIES:
  • Cash flows and cost reporting
  • Project monitoring and certificate recommendations
  • Site, client and design team meetings
  • Change management,
  • Final accounts, capital allowances and reinstatement costs assessment
  • Contractor negotiations

GENERAL:
  • Ethics and rules of conduct
  • NDA, confidentiality and anti-corruption policies
  • Industry knowledge, including construction technology and trends
  • Construction legislation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Work systems and tools, including CostX and Microsoft Office


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerical Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient with IT
  • Organisation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team working


Personal qualities

  • People who do well at Linesight have lots of initiative and like to build long lasting relationships


Desired qualifications

  • For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 230 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff. Or,
  • Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification. Or,
  • Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS). And,
  • Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England

*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.

Future prospects

Linesight, trading in the UK as Downbay Ltd,currently have 800 employees in 22 offices globally. Upon successful completion the world really is your oyster. We would expect you to become a Quantity Surveyor with Linesight, you will have opportunity to travel if that is of interest to you. But no matter the location you will have the opportunity to work on great projects, utilising the best construction technology tools available.

Things to consider

Lots of computer based work where attention to details is required. Visits to construction sites may also be part of the role. Once qualified there may be opportunities to travel.

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