Laing O'Rourke profile

Quantity Surveying Trainee Degree Apprenticeship

by Laing O'Rourke

Best Apprenticeship Employer
8.1/10

Job Details

18th March 2024
Degree Apprenticeship
Quantity Surveying
London, South West England, Southern England

Quantity Surveying Trainee Degree Apprenticeship

Role Overview 

Assist with the commercial function within a project or office, with the provision of a commercial, contractual, and financial management service. 

Whilst under supervision, to ensure project profit objectives and targets are met and cash and margin are managed to maximise performance, all in a manner consistent with the Group processes. 

Key Deliverables and Accountabilities 

  • Assist with the commercial function within project or office 
  • Implementation of company commercial practices 
  • Understand the basic commercial principles of the function 
  • Assist with the management and reporting of monthly costs 
  • Assist with the preparation and management of simple subcontracts 
  • Preparation and filing of records 
  • Assist with preparation of interim applications and final accounts from first principles 
  • Assist with valuing and pricing variations 
  • Communicating clearly and confidently to a professional standard 
  • Keep your manager fully advised of any issue/risk which has arisen or might arise, and which could affect the business/project 
  • Technical Capabilities
  • Foundation 
  • Front End skills 
  • Cash Management and optimisation 
  • Risk Management 
  • Project financial control, reporting and data management 
  • Change management 
  • Construction technology and environmental services 
  • Contract procedures 
  • Quantification and costing of construction works 
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution 
  • Related Capabilities 
  • Project Management - HSE - DfMA- Digital Engineering - Client & Stakeholder Management - People Management 

Location  

Southwest England, Southern England and London 

Apprenticeship Level and Standard  

Chartered Surveyor Level 6 (degree)  

Apprenticeship Provider   

Laing O'Rourke collaborate with trusted and approved training providers for our apprenticeship delivery. Successful candidates will be required to make an application to our preferred provider for the apprenticeship route you have chosen.  

Entry Grades  

  • 5 GCSEs - preferably grades 7-4 in Maths, English and Science  
  • 3 A-levels BBB or BTEC or Equivalent 

Entry requirements  

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:  

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit   
  • Entry grades will be listed within each job description and they will differ from role to role   
  • To qualify for this programme, you will need to have a minimum of three A-Levels/or equivalent   

The Laing O'Rourke Professional Apprenticeship Programme - what can you expect?  

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.  

Our programme will provide a fully funded day or block release Level 4 (HNC) and/or Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship in your chosen vocation, while working as a full time Laing O'Rourke employee. It will also include a series of bespoke development modules, and technical training opportunities, strategically placed to support you at key stages of your apprenticeship journey. During the programme you will work across a range of projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your occupational competency and will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship and professional accreditation.  

About Laing O'Rourke

We are Laing O’Rourke. We design, manufacture, engineer and build iconic buildings and complex infrastructure projects used by millions of people every day. It’s our mission to be the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. To achieve that, we’ve long been focused on innovation as a positive force for change, challenging practices and investing in the latest technology and platforms.

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.


View More Jobs
Recruiting? See how we can help you