Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - South Wales & South West

Full-time

Description

Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK infrastructure and construction industry?

Who we are at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure

We deliver some of the UK’s most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure.

Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.

Our Apprenticeship Programme

Our structured Apprenticeship programme covers a variety of personal development and technical training to support your well-rounded development. Our programme blends practical exposure to

enhance your discipline specific abilities whilst enhancing your individual personal development during your early career.

You’ll also be offered a professional scheme mentor, to help and support you.

We have a great group of early careers currently in the business and plenty of experienced colleagues who get involved in supporting you at every step of the way!

About the project

As part of Network Rail’s Control Period 7, Morgan Sindall were awarded a 5 year framework (with the possibility of extending by 3 years) within the western region to assess, design, strengthen or re-construct their existing structural assets to support the railway.

These assets include overbridges, under bridges, tunnels, retaining walls and culverts. The framework runs from 2024 to at least 2029 (or could be till 2032) and the western region covers a triangular area from London Paddington in the east to Worcester in the north and Penzance in the Southwest.

What will you be doing

Quantity Surveying to manage the construction site expenditure and payments

  • assist with forecasting the cost of the project activities.
  • assist with tracking changes to the design and/or construction work and adjusting budget projections in line with these.
  • support the selecting and/or sourcing contractors and/or subcontractors to work on the construction stage of the project.
  • measuring and valuing the work done on site.
  • dealing with financial and legal problems.
  • paying subcontractors.
  • liaising with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers.

What qualifications do I require –
A-levels or equivalent in Maths, Physics or any other science based subject

What essential skills do I require

Listening

  • to others and record important information as I do so
  • by using open ended questions to deepen my understanding

Speaking

  • engagingly by using facts and examples to support my point
  • adaptively by changing the content depending on the response of listeners

Creativity:

  • develop ideas by considering different perspectives

Staying Positive:

  • Look for opportunities in difficult situations

Aiming High:

  • Set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them

Problem Solving:

  • Exploring problems by creating different possible solutions

Teamwork:  

  • Work well with others by understanding and respecting diversity of others’ cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds
  • Contribute to group decision making, whilst recognising the value of other ideas

Why join our team?

In our vibrant community, you will discover a wealth of experienced colleagues, eager to support you through your Morgan Sindall journey.

Your success matters to us that is why we offer a dedicated professional scheme mentor. This experienced guide will help you navigate the path to chartership with your specific chartered body.  Their insights an encouragement will be invaluable, ensuring you are not just on the right path but achieving your goals.

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