Trainee Quantity Surveyor | Essex | Leading Residential Developer | Up to £30k Package
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Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Leading Residential Developer
£30,000 + Package
The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.
With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team – which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers – has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to our continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.
Reporting to the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor/Chief Surveyor, you will Assist with commercial and surveying responsibilities for a Site. Assist in compiling all necessary reports and schedules as required, and undertake all general commercial administrative duties, including filing, emails, chasing down emails and phone calls, and ensuring a general tidiness to Commercial presentation. A keen learner, willing to assist with all sub-contractor procedures and processes, materials and goods if, whilst always checking compliance with Group Policies and Procedures.
You will be expected to:
Assist with updating all cost control procedures as advised, and working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures
Assist with the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required. Responsible for general departmental administration
Assist with accurate costing for each aspect of site development
Assist with compiling reports on costs and cash flows using the support systems available, as well as reports for the Division as required
Assist with preparation of tenders and procurement of sub-contractors using Group Tender procedures
Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, using Excel and Group payment system (COINS), as advised by line manager
Understand and assist with evaluation and agreement of variations and instructions for smaller trades
Attend team meetings as required
Complete general departmental administration
Provide other appropriate ad hoc duties, and administrative support as and when required
Maintain relevant filing systems and databases
Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures
Ensure compliance with Group IT systems