Quantity Surveyor at Laing O'Rourke

Start Date:
Birmingham West Midlands
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
£25,000 annually
Review Date:
July 2015

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Standard QS duties day to day, with day release quantity surveying degree

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Yes lots - professionally at work, academically at uni, and personally through training modules

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Very much so

4. How valued do you feel by Laing O'Rourke?


They invest a lot of time and money in your development but sometime lack support

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Decently well organised

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


Just about enough at university

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


A fair bit from different sources. Could perhaps be better guidelines on which issues come under who's remit

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


Initially poor, but soon becomes competitive

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Uni obviousy and some social events

9. Would you recommend Laing O'Rourke to a friend?


9b. Why?

Good company to work for, invest a lot of time and money in you and the programme

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Laing O'Rourke?

Read up on the various careers in construction and think about which suits you prior to assessment.

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