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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Balfour Beatty


Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Balfour Beatty

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£13,750 - £19,000 per year Scotland Full-time (42 Hours) Glasgow Caledonian University 29/04/2018 SCQF level 10 - Honours Degree
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Job overview

About the role:
As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor you will follow a training programme as part of our RICS-accredited Degree Apprenticeship, geared towards you achieving Chartered Surveyor status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The Assessment of Professional Competence process for MRICS is included in the final assessment process for this Apprenticeship and will lead to the designatory letters MRICS and the status of Chartered Surveyor.
Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based. Our aim is to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential. As the programme progresses you will have increased responsibility for the financial and legal management of construction projects. Throughout you will ensure compliance with our Health and Safety and Sustainability agenda.

What might a typical day in this job look like?

Your responsibilities as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor include:
To manage and lead the cost aspects complex construction projects
To ensure that comprehensive study has been undertaken of the whole life aspects of the project and the understanding of the client’s needs
To manage the selection of the specialist contractors for the project
To ensure that disputes are minimised and settled amicably for all parties
To manage the commercial success of a project for all stakeholders

What will I learn?

What the apprenticeship will offer:
The following qualifications will be gained:
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
You will attend college and university on a day or block release basis during the Apprenticeship.
The typical duration for this apprenticeship is five years but this may depend on your previous experience and qualifications. .

What qualification or qualities are required?

Who we’re looking for:
5 GCSE's grade A-C (or equivalent)
3 A-Levels (or equivalent), including Maths A-Level at grade A-C
Pass pre-employment medical which will include a Drug & Alcohol test
As well as strong numeracy and well-developed team and people skills, you have the passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project. You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team. You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry.

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