Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Wates Group Ltd

We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for learning and a keen interest in the construction industry to join our business! Our Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship programme is key in supporting you to become a valuable member of the Commercial team

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£250.00

Working week

Monday - Friday, 9.00-5.30pm (37.5 hours)

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

3 years

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

26 Sep 2016

Apprenticeship level

Higher Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001116063

Positions

1 available

Our Apprenticeship programmes are an excellent pathway for school and college leavers as well as experienced trades to develop their skills and knowledge within a professional field.
 

Quantity Surveying

Our Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship programme is key in supporting you to become a valuable member of the Commercial team. As well as working closely with our production site teams to ensure a quality project is financially viable, they build relationships with our supply chain and safeguard our commercial position.

You will be expected to engage in on the job training in key elements of construction, including for example estimating, cost planning, health and safety, contracts and production.

As a member of the Commercial team your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Safeguarding our contractual position relating to progress of the project, design responsibility and our legal obligations to sub-contractors regarding payments
  • Providing sound contractual, commercial and financial updates to key stakeholders, including the preparation of reports
  • Developing good relationships with our clients, designers, sub-contractors and suppliers through dealing fairly and professionally in all financial and contractual matters

 

Some of the specific tasks you may undertake are:

  • Developing a basic awareness of the sub contract procurement process
  • Assisting the project team with measurement and valuation
  • Administrating contract records and preparing sub contract and material orders
  • Assisting the project team in the preparation of tender reconciliations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for learning and a keen interest in the construction industry to join our business!

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Passion for Construction
  • Hard Working
  • Confident
  • Professional
  • Good Initiative
  • Willingness to travel

Qualifications required

All you need is a passion to develop your career in the built environment and a minimum of 8 GCSE’s at grade A-C (or 9-4 under the new grading structure) with a minimum of B (or 5) in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Our early careers programmes are designed to provide you with the right knowledge, skills and experience to develop your career in construction at Wates.

About the employer

Did you know that we are one of the largest private construction companies in the UK? As a family-owned business we know that our people are at the core of our on-going success. We recognise that different people want different things from a workplace and this site will help you understand more about how we work, our culture and what's important to us. So, if you like what you see and want to join our team, we'd love to hear from you.

Employer

Wates Group Ltd

Address

7200 Cambridge Research Park

Beach Drive

Waterbeach

Cambridge

CB25 9TL

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Training provider

HNC Quantity Surveying (Level 4)

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Management

Training provider

WATES GROUP SERVICES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wates Group Ltd

Contact

Samena Choudhury samena.choudhury@wates.co.uk

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply via our Wates Early Careers Website

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2017