Graduate Quantity Surveyor Birminham 2024

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So, where better than to join Tilbury Douglas! We are a reputable leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fit out company and can offer both exciting and varied projects providing the perfect opportunity for you to fulfil your career ambitions within construction!

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We invest in our people; their health and wellbeing are integral to what we do. Working at Tilbury Douglas is a rewarding environment. It is our people who make Tilbury Douglas a success, and you can join us and be part of building a better future!

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The Role

Supporting with the measurement and valuation of works in progress. Participation in the management of the supply chain and project costs of construction projects to ensure the overall financial success of a project. Supporting the commercial team with the commercial management of all or part of a project and/or a number of trade packages within the project.

What you will be doing

  • Participate in the analysis, preparation, and management of all costs, from initial cost assessments through to project completion.
  • Selection and management of suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Become an expert in contracts, financial management and contract law.
  • Assist with the monthly/quarterly compilation of data to monitor the performance of the project.
  • To meet with other professionals, clients, customers and others to obtain and provide information relating to land, property or construction.
  • To undertake costings and/or measurements and/or valuations using data collected from research.
  • Buying of materials and services from smaller companies
  • Monitoring and management of these smaller companies to ensure that goods are delivered, and work is completed on time.
  • To ensure requests for payment are made on time and on a regular basis to the business for whom we are working and that these payments are received and payments to smaller companies are made promptly.

Entry Requirements

  • Holds a degree in Quantity Surveying (or derivative of) with a 2:2 classification or expected to achieve on graduation in 2024 (essential)
  • Holds a full UK driving licence or will hold a full UK driving licence by August 2024 (essential)

What we look for from you

  • Experience gained from a year in industry or summer placement with a Construction or Civil Engineering Contractor (highly desirable)
  • Strong numeracy skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design/construction IT packages.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings (with training)
  • Ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information simply to a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment assisting with the smooth running of a variety of projects.
  • Self-motivated with the enthusiasm to learn and develop.
  • Ability to take responsibility and be accountable.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Practical and logical qualities with a methodical way of thinking
  • Creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Strong communication skills

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary starting at £30,500 per annum
  • Car allowance starting at £4,250 per annum
  • Support from our professionally qualified team to coach and mentor you, providing you with experience you need to progress becoming a chartered construction manager (CIOB)
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • 3 additional long service days achieved after 3, 7 and 10 years.
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Company pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance and advice
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and parental leave
  • Perks at Work employee discount scheme offering discounts on a range of categories such as electronics, home appliances, food & groceries, car buying, travel, fitness and more.

Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:

  • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions.

Our Recruitment Process

As part of the application, so we can find out more about you and what you can bring you will be asked to answer some questions in addition to uploading your current CV.

If you successfully meet the criteria, you will be invited to the next stage which will involve some online tests. Notifications and further instructions will follow.

The final stage will be a face-to-face interview along with a presentation with one of our Hiring Managers at one of our regional offices.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

We look forward to receiving your application!

DEADLINE 6th December 2023