Quantity Surveyor Townsend & Renaudon

Job Purpose: To provide an efficient and effective construction financial management service to the firm’s clients. Job Description: To produce measurements for construction schemes under supervision. To assist in the preparation of valuations, financial statements and final accounts for construction works under supervision.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2018

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 Hours

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Feb 2018

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsible to: Directors of Firm

Responsible for: Financial control of Building and Civil Engineering contracts and production of tender documentation.

Job Description:

  • Carry out any reasonable task requested by senior members of staff, to enable them to provide clients with required service.
  • To produce measurements for construction schemes under supervision.
  • To assist in the preparation of valuations, financial statements and final accounts for construction works under supervision.
  • To undertake all works in accordance with the firms QA procedures.
  • To utilise the firms computerised systems.
  • To work in a team in undertaking the firms business
  • To comply with existing and future legislation relating to the work being undertaken.
  • To comply with the firms Health and Safety Policy.


Location: Townsend and Renaudon Lakeside House, 3 Trentham Office Village, Trentham Lakes South, Stoke on Trent, ST4 8GH or other location agreed with the Partners.

Visit their website for more: http://www.t-and-r.co.uk

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Keyboard skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexible approach

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to undertake training
  • Self motivated
  • Confident positive approach
  • Safety Conscious
  • Construction experience

  • Experience of working in teams

  • Knowledge of building, construction and procurement practices

  • Understanding of  Quantity Surveyors role.

  • Knowledge of computer packages used by the company

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths, English and a Science at C or above or equivalent to enable enrolment on to a HNC Diploma in Construction or ‘A’ levels or equivalent to enable access to QS BSc course.

Future prospects

We are looking for someone who will stay with the business after the apprenticeship ends and will help us with all projects.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Townsend and Renaudon was established in 1945 initially serving local authorities and communities in the Staffordshire and West Midlands area providing building and construction cost consultancy services for all sectors.


Townsend & Renaudon


3 Trentham Office Village

Bellringer Road




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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
  • Functional Skills
  • ERR
  • PLTS
  • You will be trained on Health and Safety
  • Alongside this, you will be shown by the employer the basic accounts you will need to deal with

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stepping Stones


Stepping Stones Education and Training Ltd 01782478378 hr@stepstones-uk.com

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2018