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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Architecture 建築

Commercial Construction


GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

Apprenticeship 學徒 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Here at Watkin Jones, we are looking to recruit a Trainee Quantity Surveyor who is seeking a new and exciting role where you will gain exposure to working on multi-million pound developments all across the UK. Working within a team of experienced Quantity Surveyors, you will be given the opportunity to further study relevant qualifications to become a qualified Quantity Surveyor. Broadly, the Trainee Quantity Surveyor will assist with the management of the commercial function for projects they are allocated. This will include practical quantity surveying tasks and activities, actions to support colleagues and appropriate administrative duties one would associate with commercial / quantity surveying practices in relation to construction projects. About You So, if you hold a GCSE / BTEC in a relevant / related field and can show evidence of engaging in activities to keep abreast of developments, trends and best-practice in the profession and industry, then we would love to hear from you. You’ll have excellent communication and organisational skills, strong attention to detail and numeracy skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is also a must. You’ll be an ambitious individual with long term goals to help take the organisation to the next phase of its evolution, wanting a career within the commercial function. About Us Watkin Jones Group is the UK’s leading developer, builder and manager of residential for rent homes, with 52,000 homes developed and in-build across 135 schemes. Our operating arm, Fresh, manages over 20,000 units across 64 schemes, reflecting approximately £1.7bn of assets under management, giving us unique and unrivalled insight into what tenants and investors desire. Our company was established in 1791 and has been building homes since 1927. More recently, we listed on the AIM market in 2016 with a market cap of £255m (current market cap c. £550m). In FY2020 we generated gross revenue of £354m and a Gross Profit of £75.9m. Our position in the market is based on a ‘capital light’ model, where we typically work with institutional forward funders. Watkin Jones’ success to date has been based on our emphasis on building relationships of trust, our customer focus and our forward-thinking structure. Our intention is to create the future of living, which to us means high quality rental homes, community focus and sustainably driven development. Why Join Us? In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you some extensive benefits which include 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing after 2 years’ service by 1 day up to a max of 29 days per annum), discretionary annual bonus, matched 5% pension contributions and medicash.