Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprentice Level 4

Recruiter
Buxton + Mcnulty Mechanical Services Limited
Location
Horizons Business Centre, Alder Close, Erith, DA18 4AJ
Salary
£250.00 per week
Posted
25 Nov 2020
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001668040
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
The core quantity surveyor's responsibilities are primarily cost and quality control. They include:
  • Discussing plans with a client and advising whether their proposals will work
  • Calculating quantities and costs of materials
  • Calculating time and labour before the project goes to tender
  • Preparing cash-flow projections
  • Overseeing subcontractors and stages of construction
  • Cost control during construction
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Advising on legal points, including disputes
  • Writing reports and overseeing bills
  • Minimising risk and complying with health and safety rules
  • Keeping up to date with construction methods and materials


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety, Construction Technology, Procurement and Financial reporting
  • Skills: Sustainability, cost control and administration
  • Behaviours: Commitment to the code of ethics, commitment to equality and diversity and continuing professional development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and methodical thinking
  • Excellent numeracy
  • Problem-solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Computer skills and knowledge of main professional software
  • Engineering science and technology qualifications
  • Construction industry knowledge
  • Initiative
  • Willingness to accept criticism
  • Working well under pressure


Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Organised


Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs Grade A-C/9-5 or equivalent, including English, Science and maths GCSE to a minimum grade 5.

A Levels wouldbe an advantage.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be a permanent position.

Things to consider

  • Must live in theBexley Borough
  • 1st year apprentice however there is a rising payscale for apprenticeships
  • All Travel Paid and PPE provided
  • Four weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Occasional overtime available
  • Occasional weekend work available

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