An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join us here at AD, working alongside a Quantity Surveyor in our busy project delivery department.

The position is a great entry level position into the business and involves assisting the Quantity Surveyor with all aspects of managing live contracts and submitting new tenders. The successful candidate will initially work 4 days per week and attend college on day release to study a HNC in Quantity Surveying. All training costs are funded by the business.

Alternatively if you have already completed or are undertaking a HNC or HND in a similar area please continue to submit your application.

The successful candidate will gain knowledge and experience in the following:

· Controlling and capturing costs

· Processing of Subcontractor orders

· Review and processing of subcontractor applications for payment

· Maintaining accurate cost and value records for the works, to present to management and support applications to the client

· An understanding of the contract and its application

· Ability to conduct effective negotiations with both the Client and Subcontractors

· An understanding of the principles of measurement of work items

· Experience of tender and procurement processes

· Experience of a variety of scheme works up to a value of £2m

· An understanding of health and safety requirements and documents


· Full manual driving Licence

· Good communication skills

· Fully computer literate with experience of using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

· Ability to use initiative and work without supervision at times.

· Confident and able to build a rapport with clients and colleagues alike

Additional Information

· A DBS check will be required

· Hours - Monday to Friday 8:00am to 17:00pm

· Salary: £14,000- £20,000

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter - please ensure your school grades are included in your CV for consideration

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