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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Cambridge

Key details

Title:
Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Cambridge
Location:
East
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Applications close:
30 November 2022
Functions:
Construction, Quantity Surveying, Apprenticeship
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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor – Cambridge – September 2023

Why an Apprenticeship in Quantity Surveying at Morgan Sindall Construction?

At Morgan Sindall Construction we encourage diversity of people and thought, and we embrace peoples’ differences.

Everyone is unique and we value the different ideas, experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to their work, their team and the wider business.

We are committed to ensuring we create the very best place to work in the industry, and an environment where every person feels included and is treated equally, fairly and with respect.

We actively promote an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their ‘whole self’ to work. It’s this approach we believe brings out the best in everyone and creates a fun, dynamic, innovative and rewarding environment.

We are a Real Living Wage Employer and an Investors in People – Platinum company. Why? We believe talented people are key to our success. You’ll work with our teams as an ambassador to promote and influence future generations to our thriving industry and have access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities on what YOU want, after all it is your future with us.  

What will I be doing as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor?

Our Early Careers Development Programme can vary, depending on what step you join us at!

We can fully support you from the beginning of your level 4 undergraduate programme or if you have already commenced surveying studies and have achieved HNC/HND level; we can support your application to get you started a bit further on in your learning journey at 2nd or 3rd year at undergraduate level!

Not only will be support you to obtain a professional qualification, but you will gain first class on-the-job experience in your role fully supported by line management and the wider network of skilled colleagues in the business. The Early Careers Development Programme allows you to start your career and get paid as you learn!

A day as an Apprentice QS can look like:

  • Applying best practice to our commercial processes to help maximise returns in terms of profit.
  • Using your keen eye to identify and drive out any redundant costs
  • Supporting with the preparation and closure on monthly invoices looking at variations, claims, and any disputes.
  • Learning how to conduct project financial forecasts
  • Becoming the go-to-person for our and wider contractual, commercial, regulatory procedures

Take a look at a couple of our current apprentice’s day in the life videos for more information https://www.tiktok.com/@morgansindallc/video/7063027306083650821 https://www.tiktok.com/@morgansindallc/video/7059715759295040773

What we can give you!

Depending on your starting point, your salary will vary in line with the knowledge you bring and can be anywhere between £19,305.00-£21,547.50. A benefit of our Early Careers Development Programme is continuous recognition over the 2-4 years with salary progression of up to a maximum 5% every 6 months.

You may also benefit from a Company Car or Car Allowance reflecting Morgan Sindall Benefit Grade subject to the level you join us at. If you don’t qualify for this benefit, we will give you an annual travel allowance of £1,500.00 a year to help you with travel costs as well as Individual Private Health Care Cover with Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary.

To add to our amazing package, upon completion of a recognised academic or professional qualification/membership, you may be entitled to a monetary award from £500 - £1000, dependant on the qualification achieved.

This includes full membership to a technical institution or completion of a degree or apprenticeship in your relevant discipline.

You will also have access to our wider benefits like our Mental Wellbeing and Employee Support, People Portal for high street discounts, Holiday plus scheme, Long Service Awards, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after 8 years services, Sharesave Plan, Incentive Scheme, Pension Scheme, Enhanced Family Leave, Flexible Working and more.

How we will support and help grow your career.

Your development is important to us. So right from the very start, you will be supported by a number of experienced and professional colleagues providing you with the experience and exposure to develop and achieve the professional qualification which is right for your chosen career path.

We want you to be YOU. We encourage innovation. We encourage challenging the status quo. Just because something may be challenging, doesn’t make it impossible. Bring your ideas and forge your own future with us.

What you will need.

You’ll need a minimum of the following:-

  • 2 A Levels grade B or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Applicants must hold 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above (previously 5 GCSEs A-C) including Maths and English or equivalent.

In addition to formal learning, you will be able to

  • Help us promote our thriving industry with your enthusiasm!
  • Eagerness to develop with an ability to travel to our sites where your on-the-job learning will be!
  • Become the key link between design and contractors on our projects, provide key commercial advice on costs and contracts.

Anything else?

Why wait? Our Early Career Development Programme can remain open until all positions are filled, but we like to make decisions fast when we spot talent to bring onboard to our team so get your application in today!

Want to be a future leader within a business where inclusivity is celebrated, and sustainability is key? Morgan Sindall Construction’s Early Career Development Programme can help start your career journey to achieving your desired profession!

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

 

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