Apprentice Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Cpp Facilities Management Ltd
Abbey House 11, Sheffield, S1 2GY
£161.25 per week
23 Apr 2021
26 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Reports to: Senior Estimator / QS (Projects Division).

Responsibilities will include:

Assisting the Senior Estimators / Quantity Surveyors to:
  • Prepare estimates and cost plans for refurbishment and conversion projects ranging from £100k to £2.5million, including the measurement and quantifying of all necessary works
  • Procure all necessary resources for delivery of secured projects, ensuring that costs are controlled within budgets
  • Prepare main contract valuations and final accounts
  • Manage changes and variations to the main contract and to subcontracts
  • Agree and certify interim valuations and final accounts with subcontractors and consultants including the resolution of and contractual claims
  • Maintain financial controls and monitor costs of projects against budget
  • Produce project financial reports for incorporation into the company's management accounts
  • Collate and issue project documentation to form subcontract enquiries and contracts
  • Maintain project records and files
  • Process subcontract and purchase invoices for payment

Performance Measures:
  • All processes achieved on time and in full
  • Bid success rate
  • GM achieved v budget
  • Customer Satisfaction

Health & Safety:
  • Comply with all H&S policies, procedures, legislation, and guidance at all times
  • Comply immediately with any and all requests or instructions issued by CPPFMP regarding H&S matters
  • Ensure adequate care & attention is applied to own and others safety at all times
  • Report all accidents and incidents
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activity

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Administration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Some preferable experience within a construction industry environment (or equivalent)

Personal qualities

  • Interest and enthusiasm in the industry
  • Professional and business- like approach to work
  • Can demonstrate attention to detail in work application
  • Thirst for learning
  • Good communicator - confident and approachable
  • Can adapt, improvise, and overcome where necessary

Desired qualifications

Level 3 qualification in Construction and Built Environment (or equivalent).

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above(or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Sustained employment with further accredited training for the committed candidate, able to meet the demands of the role and develop within expectation.

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