Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Job Overview

Trainee Quantity Surveyor


£20,000 – £25,000

Our Client, a Greater Manchester based new build and fit out contractor specialising in the UK leisure industry, are looking for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

The Trainee Quantity Surveyor will work on refurbishment and new build / fit-out contracts, often requiring major structural alterations to a high standard, working with thier clients to make the best use of their budgets.

Projects include sensitive listed buildings, shopping centre developments and airports.

* Maintain all pertinent contract paperwork on a day to day basis to deliver a profitable contract

* Monitor actual costs against projected costs

* Ensure correspondence is issued to the client to ensure contractual risks are mitigated

* Develop business relationships with both suppliers and customers as part of the ongoing development of the mechanical services team

* In conjunction with the contract managers improve the focus on delivery of profit within the business unit

Key Responsibilities of a Trainee Quantity Surveyor –

* The control and co-ordination of all installation/Service and maintenance projects documentation ensuring that all work is completed to a satisfaction of customer and company

* Communicating on a daily basis with the Project Manager / QS / Operations Director advising of any issues that have or may arise within specific projects or the supply chain

* Regularly communicating with colleagues any information relevant to them, whether technical or to do with changes in company procedure

* Acting as a co-coordinator to the project manager/ Contract manager in the carrying out of his duties

* Assist with the effective planning and utilisation of labour

* Working within the budgets set for all contract installations by maximising productivity and quality of work

* Ensuring that all paperwork is completed in a timely and effective manner

* Procurement of Subcontractors, including labour only and supply and fix

* Placing of subcontract orders, monitor progress, authorise payments, agree variations and agree final accounts

* Procure materials within cost budgets and place orders

* Monitor actual costs against projected cost budgets


Oldham, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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