Degree Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Warrington - 2022

Balfour Beatty

WARRINGTON, Warrington

About the role

Quantity Surveying Degree Apprenticeship - Warrington


Qualifications needed: 3 A levels/5 Highers/112 UCAS points or equivalent in STEM subject or Advanced Apprenticeship


About the role: 


We designed our five-year Commercial Apprenticeship Scheme to start your journey towards becoming an industry expert. So, expect well-structured training, incredible projects, talented colleagues and loads of hands-on experience.


Your time on the programme will see you gaining all kinds of specialist skills and eye-catching achievements. You will be joining a leading international infrastructure group shaping innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth. You’ll have visibility in key areas of our business including design, operations, safety and commercial; you’ll soon appreciate the important role of engineering innovation.


You will follow a five-year training programme as part of our RICS-accredited degree apprenticeship programme. Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based.


Our aim is to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential. As your programme progresses you will have increased responsibility in the dimensional control of projects, supervision of specialist contractors and the construction workforce and will take the lead for solving technical problems.


Throughout you will ensure compliance with our Health and Safety and Sustainability agenda.

 

The following qualifications will be gained: 

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying or equivalent Quantity Surveying Level 6 Diploma


You will attend college and university on a day or block release basis during the Apprenticeship


Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor include:

  • To manage and lead the cost aspects complex construction projects
  • To ensure that comprehensive study has been undertaken of the whole life aspects of the project and the understanding of the client’s needs
  • To manage the selection of the specialist contractors for the project
  • To ensure that disputes are minimised and settled amicably for all parties
  • To manage the commercial success of a project for all stakeholders

 

Who we’re looking for:

  •  3 A levels/5 Highers/112 UCAS points or equivalent in STEM subjects or Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Minimum of five GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades 9-4 or A-C including Maths, English and Science
  • As well as strong numeracy and well-developed team and people skills, you have the passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project.
  • You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team
  • You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry
  • You will have a strong work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for your academic and vocational development
  • Pass pre-employment medical which will include a Drug & Alcohol test 


Please note our Apprentices for the 2022 intakes will typically start from April time, through to September, please ensure when completing your online application form that you clearly state your availability and whether an April and/or September start date would work for your current circumstances.


Salary and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is reviewed annually based on performance. You will have the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme, flexible benefits package and you may be entitled to a company car, if applicable to the role. Your professional institution fees will also be covered. For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what’s involved in the scheme, visit our website here to learn more. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact [email protected]


At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business.  


To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full atwww.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone 

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. 


As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. 

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/ 


Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.


Closing Date – applications are open until 6th March 2022 but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before the closing date.

Interested in this role?


Application deadline
Open applications
Start date
05/Sep/2022
Work type
Apprenticeship