An exciting opportunity has arisen with a large Main Contracting company for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor. The team are looking for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to assist the Commercial Manager with the various day to day Estimating and Surveying tasks required to keep the commercial department running smoothly; whilst gaining a full understanding of the role.
You will be required to work under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines; with the ability to handle a varied and at times unbalanced workload. The projects are regional and there will be some ad hoc travel required going to site meetings.
As a Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will work closely with the Commercial Manager who will provide full training and support. You will be responsible for:
Reviewing tender documents and understanding the requirements of the specification/drawings
Taking quantities off drawings and producing accurate price estimates
Preparing tender submissions in the required format for submission to the Client
Liaising with Clients throughout the tendering process
Production of Site Handover Packs upon award of a new contract
Produce labour targets and material quantities
Recording and monitoring the progress of works on each site on a weekly basis
Processing timesheets and subcontract invoices
Identification, pricing and agreement of variations and day works
Providing support and dealing with enquiries from the Contracts Manager and other site based personnel
General administration duties including maintaining up to date matrices containing critical information relating to labour, materials, tender and client information
Monthly valuations of materials on site
The ideal candidate will have the ability to understand construction drawings and specifications; in addition to strong maths skills. You must also must use Microsoft Excel and understand and write complicated formula; in addition to good communication skills and the ability to organise and prioritise your workload. You must also hold a full driving license.
A HND/HNC in Construction is advantageous.
The salary range on offer is from £17k - £21k depending upon experience.
If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to apply, please send your CV to Ryan at Bromak on 01142130903 or Ryan.Hayes@Bromak.com