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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Employer
A G SURVEYING LTD
Location
1 DAIRY YARD, STAR STREET, WARE, SG12 7DX
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
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What will the apprentice be doing?

The roles and duties will evolve over time as experience is gained and dependent on the type and size of projects being works on, however below are a few key areas we anticipate the individual will initially be involved in:

1. Estimating
  • Undertaking detailed take off from drawings using Procore, specifications and design documents
  • Ensuring all works captured within all tender documentations are included within and added to pricing schedule

2. Subcontractor Procurement:
  • Setting up, updating and management of procurement schedules for each project
  • Preparing detailed scope of works and / or measured pricing schedules, and / or marked up drawings per package of works using Procore
  • Preparing and coordinating tender enquiries
  • Communicating with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure prices are received and are compliant, coordinating queries as appropriate
  • Analysing and comparing tender returns
  • Normalising tender returns and raising, coordinating, and dealing with queries
  • Negotiating with preferred contractors

3. Material Procurement:
  • Extracting relevant specifications and design information
  • Preparing and coordinating enquiries
  • Analysing and comparing tender returns
  • Normalising tender returns and raising, coordinating, and dealing with queries

4. Live Project QSing:
  • Assist with commercial reporting
  • Assisting with determining and valuing variations
  • Assisting with determining and valuing payment application

5. General:
  • Assisting with commercial and administrative tasks
  • General administrative duties within the office
  • Design Coordination

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The successful candidate will undertake the Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship programme with our training partner ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) you will complete both the Construction QS Technician (L4) and the Construction QS Degree and achieve a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree. This will be achieved through a day release programme of study delivered from ARU's campus in Chelmsford.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate is expected to progress to a Senior Quantity Surveyor and be responsible for Quantity Surveying some of our works in the year to come. How quickly they get there is down to the individual as we do not hold people back as a business and prefer to give people as much opportunity and responsibility as early as possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any Subject (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any Subject (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
Other UCAS Tariff Points from L3 Course (Grade 112) Essential
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