Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprentice

Midlands

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Ref
76972
Vacancy title
Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprentice
Function(s)
Apprenticeship, Construction, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
Midlands
Location(s)
Midlands and various sites
Description

Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK infrastructure and construction industry?

 

Who we are at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure

We deliver some of the UK’s most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure.

Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.


Our Apprenticeship Programme

Our structured Apprenticeship programme covers a variety of personal development and technical training to support your well-rounded development. Our programme blends practical exposure to enhance your discipline specific abilities whilst enhancing your individual personal development during your early career. 

You’ll also be offered a professional scheme mentor, to help and support you.

We have a great group of early careers currently in the business and plenty of experienced colleagues who get involved in supporting you at every step of the way!

 

About the project

Highways Apprentice Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Level 4

Our Highways team delivers everything from high-profile national projects to local schemes, whether it's new or enhanced links or renewal of existing infrastructure. We improve road journeys for people every day. Our projects are built on being a responsible business, protecting people and delivering benefits to the environment and the local communities.

 

We currently have a range of live projects across the Country and use a range of approaches:

  • Tier one supplier where we are the main contractor on the project working with our supply chain partners to deliver the project on behalf of National Highways.
  • Joint Ventures and Alliances where we work with other Main Contractor partners to deliver a programme of works for the National Highways Smart Motorway Programme.
  • National Highways Scheme Delivery Framework enables us to work with other suppliers to deliver smaller projects on England’s motorways and main A roads
  • Local Authority projects such as widening the A423 and replacing a bridge over the railway for Oxford City Council.


The Apprentice Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Level 4 role could be moved around any of our sites so the ability to travel is desirable.

The project you will be working on is National Emergency Area Retrofit Programme (NEAR) – the design, installation and commissioning of additional Emergency Areas to the Smart Motorway Network, including earthworks, drainage, CCTV, Stopped Vehicle Detection, hard standing, barrier and associated signage.

 

What will you be doing

Day to day, you will be assisting in:

  • Administration of contracts
  • Producing construction forecasts for the works
  • Managing subcontracts and payments
  • Managing contract costs
  • Producing applications for payment
  • Producing and maintaining accurate records of works undertaken
  • Establish quantities from construction drawings
  • Undertaking change management
  • Complying with environmental policies and practice sustainable principles, supporting the civil engineering projects they work on to assist in the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and net-zero carbon emissions
  • Using the quality management and assurance systems available, manage, monitor and contribute contributing to the delivery and implementation of civil engineering projects to specification, budget and agreed targets, respecting the need for the security of data and information
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with own project team, customers, internal or external stakeholders
  • Work reliably and effectively independently and as a member of a team, taking responsibility for their own work
  • Ensure compliance with equality, diversity & inclusion (EDI) and ethical standards
  • Maintain own learning and skills development by carrying out continuing professional development in line with professional codes of conduct and/or industry specifications and obligations

 

What qualifications do I require

Five Grades or equivalent of 9 – 4 grades, including Math’s, English and a Science or Level 2 Apprenticeship. Minimum 6 grade in Math’s preferred.


What essential skills do I require

Listening

  • to others and record important information as I do so
  • by using open ended questions to deepen my understanding

Speaking

  • engagingly by using facts and examples to support my point
  • adaptively by changing the content depending on the response of listeners

Creativity:

  • develop ideas by considering different perspectives

Staying Positive:

  • Look for opportunities in difficult situations

Aiming High:

  • Set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them


Problem Solving:

  • Exploring problems by creating different possible solutions


Teamwork:  

  • Work well with others by understanding and respecting diversity of others' cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds
  • Contribute to group decision making, whilst recognising the value of other ideas

 

Visit the Universal Framework for essential skills for more information.  

 

Why join our team?

In our vibrant community, you will discover a wealth of experienced colleagues, eager to support you through your Morgan Sindall journey. 

Your success matters to us that is why we offer a dedicated professional scheme mentor. This experienced guide will help you navigate the path to chartership with your specific chartered body.  Their insights an encouragement will be invaluable, ensuring you are not just on the right path but achieving your goals.

Please visit Working with us | Morgan Sindall Infrastructure to understand our values and company benefits.

We work on a range of exciting projects in various locations across the UK, you can read more about them here.

 

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited as a Disability Confident employer.  We have also been awarded platinum accreditation against the Investors in People Standard.

Please note Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. We have a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.


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