Job Vacancy

Degree Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Location: Leeds

Key responsibilities

- Developing an understanding of the built environment in relation to highway construction.

- Assisting in the preparation of enquiries, analysing tenders, negotiating and administering allocated accounts including orders, payments & final accounts in accordance with customer or company procedures.

- Providing support with the preparation and agreement of applications for payment, or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates/ the assessment and approval of invoices.

- Assist with capturing, managing and communicating change and risk on the project in accordance with the contract.

- Partake in monthly contract reviews offering commercial input to help the wider team analyse contract performance.

- Develop a full understanding of the companies cost capture and reporting tools to assist with the cost value reconciliation process.




- GCSE’s Grades C or equivalent, including Science, Maths and English.

- 3 A levels Grades C or above in a relevant subject.

- ICT qualification desirable but not essential.

Knowledge, skills and experience

- No experience required as full training will be provided.

- Be proactive in self-development and obtaining a professional qualification.

- Knowledge and understanding of effective oral, written, graphic and presentation skills.

- Good IT competency essential.

Personal Attributes/Skills

- Attention to detail.

- Ability to work under pressure.

- Excellent data entry skills.

- Able to work as part of a team and independently.


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