Trainee Quantity Surveyor (Southam, Warwickshire)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join the team in this well established and fast growing leading façade contractor at our Head Office in Southam, Warwickshire.

 

Alumet is a family run business specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of building envelopes and facades.  Due to our ongoing success we now require additional staff.  We are one of the most respected specialist contractors in the UK, working with a broad range of blue chip contractors and clients in the UK.  Our success is attributed to the fact that the whole team is committed to recognising client’s needs and providing innovative and efficient solutions.  Everything that we do is focused on building quality on time.

 

IN ORDER TO PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION, YOU MUST INCLUDE ADDITIONAL NOTES SPECIFYING WHY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE, WHETHER YOU HAVE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK (WITHOUT NEEDING SPONSORSHIP) AND YOUR ANNUAL SALARY REQUIREMENTS.

 

This is initially a one-year on the job training scheme and upon successful completion you will go onto complete a 5-year Quantity Surveying (BSc) degree apprenticeship at Coventry University.

 

The duties of a Trainee QS involve supporting the Quantity Surveyor in ensuring that the project stays within the given budget to maximise profit and to build contractual relationships.

 

Working for the Contracts team you will be helping to manage the commercial aspects of the project; liaising with the site team; preparing and reviewing sub-contract tenders; managing the sub-contractor’s work throughout; reporting on the financial progress of the project and generating valuations for the work done to date; overseeing the payment of the subcontractors and recording/monitoring general progress of the works.  This role will involve travel to site on a regular basis, therefore a current UK driving licence is required.

 

  • Permanent full-time hours (Monday to Friday)
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salary
  • Start Date July 2019

 

You will ideally possess the following:

  • 3 ‘A’ levels minimum BBC grades – including Maths or Business Studies (or equivalent)
  • A keen interest in construction, particularly facades
  • Commercially savvy
  • Fantastic work ethic and motivation to learn
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be a great communicator and a strong negotiator

 

Alumet Systems (UK) Ltd operates a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for recruitment agencies which is reviewed periodically. We do not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies who are not part of our current PSL. Receipt of unsolicited CVs does not imply an introduction to Alumet Systems (UK) Ltd and will be considered the property of Alumet Systems (UK) Ltd, therefore no ownership of such candidates will be given. We retain the right to pursue and hire such speculative candidates without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions, even when these are submitted with the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.

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