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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Reference number: SW-009703
  • Salary: starting from £18,000 plus benefit package
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: Hyde Housing
  • Location: London Stratford
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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, you will assist in managing the costs of a project. This will include preparing tender and contract documents, procuring a robust supply chain and managing payments for completed work.

Full training and support to develop your competencies and skills will be provided by experienced mentors. You will be enrolled on a Level 4 or Level 6 Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship, depending on your current qualifications.

What will you deliver?

  • To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on several live projects or projects at pre-construction phase
  • To measure all works accurately
  • Assist QS department in the preparation of final accounts
  • Assist in Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration
  • To attend College or Further Education (where offered or applicable) in line with company procedures

What can we offer you?
On offer is a competitive salary, starting from £18,000 and a benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover is equivalent to 1 time the annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes for major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

  • Work as a team and independently
  • Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Effectively manage time to meet deadlines
  • Ability to show team commitment and have a professional attitude and approach to work
  • Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivery of excellent standards
  • Strong organisational and self-management skills

Entry Requirements

  • BTEC in Construction or 3 A levels or equivalent
  • 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English (C or above) or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above)

Desirable:

  • Construction related experience
  • Knowledge of building legislation and health and safety legislation
  • Current and Valid UK driving licence

For a full job description and application details: Mark@southwarkworks.org.uk

Date posted: 12/05/2022

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