Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

FP MCCANN LIMITED

Lincolnshire,, NG31 9SP

Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 1 July 2024


Summary

As part of the project delivery team responsible for the design, off-site manufacture and on-site construction of a portfolio of high value schemes ranging from high-rise residential, student villages to prisons, the Apprentice Quantity Surveyor is responsible for assisting with the commercial and contractual management of the projects.

Annual wage
Competitive

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Chartered surveyor (degree) (level 6)
Hours
Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 19 September

Duration

5 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

You will study a Level 6 Chartered Surveyor (Quantity Surveyor) Degree Apprenticeship with Nottingham Trent University studying BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management via Day Release (one day per week at NTU's City Campus).

Where you’ll work

FP McCann

Alma Park Road,

Grantham

Lincolnshire,

NG31 9SP

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

Your training course

Chartered surveyor (degree) (level 6)

Equal to degree

Course contents
  • Information management - Provide data, information and advice for clients relevant to the surveying discipline.
  • Health and safety - Recommend solutions to ensure safe and secure working environments.
  • Construction technology - Provide advice relating to the construction technology of buildings and their materials.
  • Law - Negotiate and agree terms for acquisition/disposal of property, standard forms of building contracts or other property related contracts and liaise with legal advisers.
  • Consultancy - Manage instructions from engagement to completion.
  • Building surveys – Undertake inspections and surveys and provide advice and recommendations to clients relating to building surveys.
  • Prepare designs and specifications – Carry out the preparation of the design and specification of building projects from outline proposals to completion of the design and specification process.
  • Administer contracts – Implement administrative procedures for the running of a construction project. Issue instructions, deal with payment provisions, manage variation procedures and deal with completion and possession issues and the issuing of certificates.
  • Valuation and appraisal - Prepare capital and rental valuations of land and property for a range of formal and appraisal purposes and prepare client reports.
  • Land, property and planning law - Negotiate solutions to issues affecting both owners and occupiers of land and property including at least two of management, sales, lettings, purchase and/or planning.
  • Inspection and measurement – Undertake inspections of land and property and prepare related reports and advice. Use appropriate instrumentation to take measurements of land and property. Apply the appropriate guidance and use the appropriate basis to undertake measurements. Prepare and present measurements in an appropriate manner.
  • Tendering and procurement - Provide advice and recommendations as to appropriate procurement routes and manage the tendering processes relevant to them.
  • Costing and cost planning of construction works - Undertake the detailed quantification, costing and cost planning of complex construction works.
  • Manage efficiencies of construction contracts – Manage the construction phase of a construction project. Carry out life cycle costing and apply value engineering processes. Prepare data, reports and forecasts.
  • Information management - Provide data, information and advice for clients relevant to the surveying discipline.
  • Health and safety - Recommend solutions to ensure safe and secure working environments.
  • Construction technology - Provide advice relating to the construction technology of buildings and their materials.
  • Law - Negotiate and agree terms for acquisition/disposal of property, standard forms of building contracts or other property related contracts and liaise with legal advisers.
  • Consultancy - Manage instructions from engagement to completion.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade C/4)

    Desirable qualifications

    A Level or equivalent in:

    • Various (grade BBB (120 UCAS points))
    • Various (grade DDM (120 UCAS points))

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental

    About this company

    FP McCann is the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of precast concrete solutions. In Northern Ireland, we also offer Quarrying, Ready Mix, Surfacing, Dry Silo Mortar, Construction and FP McCann Homes.

    https://fpmccann.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259127.

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    Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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