Apprentice Quantity Surveyor (Chartered Surveyor)

Vinci Construction UK Ltd
Ditton Road, Widnes, WA8 0PG
£17,250.00 annually
28 May 2021
19 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
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 to 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 North West region 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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to successfully balance working and studying at high levels of self-motivation and commitment are required
  • Flexible attitude towards work location as due to the project driven nature of our business there will be a requirement to work on multiple sites
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
  • Keen to develop and learn about the construction industry

Desired qualifications

  • 112 UCAS points(or equivalent)
  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above(or equivalent) in maths and English.
  • A Levels: Minimum B, B, C required to include maths and/or science (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression on to the graduate rotation programme and professional membership.

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