Trainee Quantity Surveyor

by Tarmac

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Job Details

26th February 2022
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Construction, Property & Surveying

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Job Introduction

As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor you will be bringing life to various projects! You will be in a client facing role, building strong relationships with the customer. The role will involve working both indoors and outdoors, engaging with numerous departments with a wide variety of activities to carry out.

Role Responsibility

Activities may include:

  • Learning about the different business functions and what our contacting business does.
  • Reviewing and preparing client accounts.
  • Quantifying projects from drawings.
  • Generating payments and sub-contract purchase orders.
  • Understand Tarmac's financial cycle and how and when documents need to be submitted to meet tight deadlines.
  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!

While learning in your day-to-day role, you will complete our Professional Quantity Surveying Programme, giving you a good grounding to start an exciting career in our industry. Further details of the qualification can be found here: This gives the opportunity to become chartered in your field.

You will also be enrolled in our business core skills programme, providing further opportunities for personal development, networking and business exposure.

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:

Qualifications required:

Five GCSEs (or equivalent) A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths, or level 3 qualification, including A levels, NVQ, BTEC, or Level 3 apprenticeship.

  • Enthusiastic about starting a career in the building materials industry!
  • Passionate about working safely.
  • A team player.
  • Commercial mindset.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Willing to learn and develop.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

About Tarmac

What we do

We're the largest construction materials company in the UK, with sites spanning up and down the whole country giving you the chance to join us no matter your location. Join us for a chance to build the future.

How to apply

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