Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Poole, Dorset

Salary up to £25,000 + 20 Days Holiday + Pension

Blaymires Recruitment is representing a family run building contractor based in Poole, Dorset who is searching for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join the business. The company has a long tradition of building high quality projects ranging from high-end new-build houses, bespoke refurbishments, extensions, alterations, refurbishments to school buildings, church halls and commercial projects.

Due to a sustained period of growth, they are looking for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial department.

The Candidate

The company will consider a construction graduate who is educated to the level of HNC, HND, Degree or equivalent who is looking to start their career in Quantity Surveying.

Whilst possessing a qualification or having experience would be an advantage, fair consideration and training will be given to a candidate who is able to demonstrate their ability and eagerness to develop the necessary skills quickly to grow into the role.

Key Tasks

Assist with compiling and tendering of subcontract and supplier packages.

Assist with the placing and management of subcontract and supplier order packages.

Assist with both on-site and drawing based measurement to produce quantities for material ordering and checking of invoices.

Assist in the preparation of and invoicing of monthly client valuations.

Assist the commercial department in the daily tasks relative to running of numerous construction projects.

Assist in the monthly checking of sub-contractor and supplier invoices to ensure agreed costings and rates and issue approval of payment.

General administration to assist in efficient running of busy commercial department.

Key Skills

Be friendly but professionalism is of paramount importance.

Be able to communicate effectively.

Well organised and possess a methodical approach.

IT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and Dropbox.

Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally.

An appreciation of commercial awareness.

Possess enthusiasm and initiative.

On Offer

Salary up to £25,000.

20 days holiday.

Pension scheme.

Ongoing training and development.

Support toward RICS or CIOB chartership.

If you would like further information, then contact Stephen Blaymires at Blaymires Recruitment on 02380 972 394 / 07498 987 851.

Dorset, England, UK