Apprentice Quantity Surveyor Technician Level 4

Specialist Surfacing Ltd
Plot 11, Scunthorpe, DN16 1DQ
£172.00 per week
06 Jul 2021
22 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The apprentice will assist both the Commercial and Contracts Director, predominantly based at the office in Scunthorpe, but will also be required to attend sites as and when necessary.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Develop an understanding of the procurement and tender process
  • Prepare tender documents and obtain sub-contract quotations
  • Take off drawings
  • Liaise with suppliers/sub-contractors and assist in maintaining supply chain
  • Assist with buying of site materials
  • Liaise with clients and attend site meetings
  • Carry out site measurements and record appropriate information
  • Assist the contracts team with agreeing accounts and valuations
  • Solving contract and site disputes ensuring commercial awareness in conjunction with legal requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • General IT knowledge and ability to use Word & Excel
  • Microsoft Project knowledge advantageous
  • Good communication skills
  • Driving licence is preferable
  • Good head for numbers and figures
  • Good grammatical skills

Personal qualities

  • A dynamic enthusiasm to get involved in all aspects of the company
  • A fast learner with a desire to learn new skills
  • A hands-on attitude, happy to help the team in all aspects when needed
  • Good work presentation with a desire for things to be done right first time
  • Team player to fit in with a small, friendly team that expects high standards
  • Self-starter

Desired qualifications

Applicants will need a minimum of 6 GCSEs at grades B/6 or above (or equivalent) including English and maths.

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college.

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