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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor A G SURVEYING LTD

You will join our company at a time of exponential growth. The business has a big ethos of growing and promoting from within. You will assist with both estimating and quantity surveying for the business. We hold 6 months performance reviews with all staff and prepare development plans where appropriate to ensure all staff feel valued.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

    1. Starting - £15,000 2. Completion of 1st year BSc - £20,000; 2nd year - £23,000; 3rd year - £26,000; 4th year - £28,000 6. Completion of Chartered Membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) - £40,000

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000109710

  • Positions

    1 available

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 Level 6 Chartered Surveyor (QS pathway) Degree Apprenticeship programme with our training partner ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) and obtain a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree.

On completion of the degree, they will undertake the EPA (RICS APC) - on successful completion of this they will obtain RICS accreditation.

This will be achieved through a day release programme of study during term time delivered from ARU's Chelmsford campus (2 days pw in year one, 1 day pw subsequent years).

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

About the employer

AG Surveying is a consultancy firm providing Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, Estimating and Procurement services to subcontractors, main contractors and developers in Hertfordshire, London and Essex.

Employer

A G SURVEYING LTD

Address

1 DAIRY YARD

STAR STREET

WARE

SG12 7DX

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Training

Training provider

ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY HIGHER EDUCATION CORPORATION

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

2 stage interviews and a general knowledge quiz

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023