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Vacancy title
Placement Year - Quantity Surveyor
Commercial, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
East Anglia

Location: Cambridge

Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd

Morgan Sindall is a UK construction and infrastructure business part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, the company works for private and public sector customers on projects and frameworks from £50,000 to over £1 billion. Activities range from small works and repair and maintenance, to the design and delivery of complex construction and engineering projects where it is able to provide specialist design, tunnelling, utilities, building, civil engineering and mechanical and electrical services. The company operates across the commercial, defence, education, energy, healthcare, industrial, leisure, retail, transport and water markets.

As an Industrial Placement within our business, you will be involved in many aspects of quantity surveying to assist you in gaining valuable experience. Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing effective working relationships with members of the project teams
  • Understanding risk and identifying implications of actions taken
  • Assisting in subcontract management

Our Placement Programme

We offer 12 month industrial placements to students looking for a year in industry as part of their degree. The programme has been designed to give you the best possible exposure to our business. During the year you will be involved in some or all of the following areas, depending on your discipline:

  • Contract planning
  • Engineering
  • Preconstruction
  • Quantity Surveying/Commercial
  • Safety, Health & Environment
  • Site Management
  • Tender Planning

What you’ll gain

You’ll gain valuable experience by working on real projects and alongside graduates and experienced professionals. We also encourage and support our undergraduates to start gathering evidence relating to the professional institution structured development programme, relevant to your discipline. 

Upon completion of the programme, you could leave with a graduate job offer and sponsorship for your final year at university


You should be studying towards or hold a relevant accredited degree; we’ll consider applications from people with any degree classification. 

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