Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Birmingham City

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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Birmingham City

Careys have a reputation for delivering some of the most prestigious civil engineering, infrastructure and public realm projects in the UK.

We are very well established within our core markets and have a diverse project portfolio, typically acting as a specialist sub-contractor on sub and super structure, demolition hard and soft landscaping, enabling and infrastructure works.

We are committed to investing in the talent of tomorrow, and now have more exciting opportunities to join our Midlands team as Apprentice Quantity Surveyors.

This role is based in the Birmingham area. So before applying please be sure you are able to commute to either location.

Our commercial teams achieve success through teamwork, we are looking at you to bring enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and to become part of Carey’s exciting future.

Your day to day to role will involve you having to:

  • Develop an understanding of the scope of works and commercial and contractual requirements
  • Demonstrate the ability to interface & form productive, relationships with the site team successfully extracting relevant information from the site to assist with incorporation into the account
  • Develop an understanding around the valuations cycle and associated deadlines, prioritising and managing own time accordingly
  • Attendance at design team and Client progress meetings
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports when instructed
  • Assist with the monthly production of record drawings detailing site progress
  • Co-ordination and collation of weekly progress photographs of work on site
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly valuations, financial statements, etc
  • Monthly production of a schedule of materials on site for inclusion in the application
  • Assist with management and support of commercial variation cost and recovery
  • Re-measure works as necessary and adjust variations
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates and cost plans required by the Client
  • Assist with Subcontract/Special Supplies procurement including the preparation and maintenance of a Subcontract Letting schedule, sending out enquires, analysis of quotes, attending pre-contract meetings getting the necessary approvals and placing Subcontract orders
  • Assist with the measurement of subcontractors under re-measurable contracts

Based upon your previous qualifications you will enrol on a Level 4 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship OR a Level 6 Quantity Surveying Degree apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship is usually delivered in a classroom setting, and requires you to attend college one day per week, with the remaining 4 days working within the Commercial team. You will be provided with a work based mentor who’s role is to support you within your day to day role.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be

  • professionally presented
  • Possess the potential to develop strong commercial acumen
  • Be inherently curious and not afraid to ask questions.
  • Motivated by large construction/engineering projects
  • Drive to build a successful career within this fast moving industry.
  • Able to commute to Birmingham City
  • Not hold a Quantity Surveying Qualification currently
  • Be a UK resident for the last 3 years

We'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch