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Division
Morgan Sindall Construction
Ref
67248
Vacancy title
Summer Placement - Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time fixed term contract
Region
London/Home Counties
Location(s)
Northern Home Counties
Description

“Talented People are the Key to Our Success”

At Morgan Sindall we offer you a team you can trust and a place to make your mark. With a 3,500 strong workforce, a turnover of c. £1.4 billion and growing you might expect to be a small fish in a big pond; but our decentralised way of working makes being part of the Morgan Sindall team feel different to other big companies. We are fast moving and trust our people to make the best decisions for themselves, our customers and our company.

What you will get

We are set up as a place where you can do your best work and you will get the opportunity to be a part of the UK’s most interesting and complex construction and infrastructure projects. We offer a competitive starting salary, a range of development opportunities and benefits.

Where you will work

We deliver public and private sector projects and frameworks from £50,000 to more than £1 billion. We have been appointed on some of the UK’s most complex construction and engineering schemes, where we provide tunnelling, utilities, building and civil engineering expertise.

Morgan Sindall Construction Northern Home Counties

Based in Welwyn Garden City the Northern Home Counties business unit forms part of the London & Home Counties region. One of the largest national main contractors we focus on delivering a variety of projects ranging in value, and sectors across Northern Home Counties.

Our aim is all about delighting our clients again and again by consistently providing exceptional customer service across a wide variety of sectors. We work collaboratively with our clients and have built up a strong reputation of being easy to deal with and very customer focused.

We are extremely proud of our business and our people. Our focus remains as ever in excelling in our delivery, and continuous development and innovation. We treat our supply chain as partners as they are key to our success.

Who we want

We are looking for people who are genuinely interested in our company and have a passion for the sector. Our most successful students have a positive attitude, want to learn and work well with others. Academic record is important, but it’s not the only thing we look at. We pride ourselves on having an inclusive workplace and recently won the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development award for best Diversity and Inclusion.

As a Summer Placement within our business, the main purpose will be to ensure you gain a clear understanding of what a career in Construction could entail and to give you hands on working experience in the Industry. Some aspects will be,

 

  • To be able to take a simple brief and act on it
  • Provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work a part of a team
  • Provide general support to the team
  • Presentable and articulate

 

Our Vacation Placement Programme

We offer vacation placements for any duration between four to twelve weeks, usually in the summer.  The vacation placement will give you a valuable insight into the work we do.  You willl be assigned to a project or placed in an office where you can support our day-to-day operations.  You will have a dedicated supervisor who will work with you to ensure you get the best from the placement.

 

What you’ll gain 

You’ll gain valuable experience by working on real projects and alongside graduates and experienced professionals.  Upon completion of the placement you could leave with an offer of sponsorship for your remaining years at university as well as the opportunity to complete further placements at Morgan Sindall. 

 

What happens next?

You will be contacted by phone for an initial interview and requested to attend a face to face interview.  We also may ask you to complete a Predictive Index Behavioural Assessment prior to interview.

So if you are enthusiastic, hardworking and like to challenge the norm – please apply now.

 

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