Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Type: Apprentice
Region: Yorkshire and The Humber

Location: Northallerton

Hours: Permanent/ Apprenticeship/ Inc. part time education

Full Time (37.5 hrs per week for age 21 and under, 40 Hours per week for over the age of 21)

Salary: £17000 – £24000 pro rata (All degree fees will be paid by Align Property Services)

Would you like to start your Surveyor career in a professional role with an award winning business that offers you the opportunity to continue your training and development?

Are you seeking a job where you can learn new skills and develop your work experience?

Align Property Services are looking for a motivated individual who is keen to learn and who is committed to a career in Quantity Surveying to join their team in Northallerton as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor.

You will receive full training and it is expected that you will progress to a fully funded HNC/Degree level via day-release to university. This is a great opportunity for you to build a solid foundation for your engineering career through mentorship, theory, and professional practice.

Align Property Services, who are we?

Align Property Services is one of the largest multi-discipline building design consultancies in the North of England, consisting of Architecture, Sustainability, Building Surveying, Project Management, Civil & Structural, Transport Planning, Bridges, Highways & Drainage Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, CD, Property Advisory & Estate Management.

Based in five offices in the North of England (Northallerton, Otley, Cockermouth, Kendal & Durham) our award winning, integrated multi-disciplinary team have over a decade of experience in delivering a wide range of building projects across many sectors.

Align Property Services is a Limited Company, wholly owned by North Yorkshire Council. We have grown substantially since we began and the scope of APS is dynamic and diverse, from valuing small gardens to multi-million-pound listed structures including schools, fire stations, care homes and other public and commercial buildings across the UK.

When you join Align, you will join a team of professionals who feel rewarded for the work they do. Operating in a friendly and professional environment, we want to provide the training and resources for you to succeed and thrive in your role. Our people are not just numbers, everyone is crucial to the services we provide, and we treat everyone in our teams with respect and complete support.

As an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, you will:

· Assist in overseeing the cost, accounting, and financial control for construction projects.

· Participate in the procurement, selection, and contract management for projects.

· Will work with senior Quantity Surveyors in the management of the commercial success of projects for all stakeholders including the consideration of sustainability, measurement and costing and legislative requirements.

· Understand the obligations related to Health and Safety.

· Use of spreadsheets, word processing and our various management systems to prepare cost plans.

· Prepare tender and contract documents

· Attend site meetings as and when required

· Prepare monthly valuations for onsite works and final accounts

Please view the job description

In return, we will:

· Provide you with a supervised programme of apprenticeship training, allowing progression through to degree level qualifications, sponsored by APS

· Offer on the job experience to help you gain valuable skills

· Provide opportunities to network with like-minded individuals who work in similar roles

· Provide weekly day release to college

· Pay your travel expenses to college

· Offer 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays

· Help you study towards professional accreditations

· Offer a competitive salary as you advance towards a degree level qualification, along with a clear pathway for future progression

To be successful in the role, you will:

– Have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving and an eye for detail

– Be highly motivated and be willing to work as a member of a team

– Have a positive and can-do attitude

– Be professional and have good communication skills

– Take pride in your work

– Methodical way of thinking

– Time management

– An interest in the built environment and engineering design

– Enjoy working with maths and physics

Essential requirements:

– Good academic record

– Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Package

– Good communication skills both written and verbal

– Minimum 5 GCSE Grades A-C/5-9 including Maths, English and Science and/or

– A Level grades suitable for direct entry onto accredited p/t apprenticeship course

– Be willing to undertake the part time Quantity Surveying Degree Apprenticeship

– Driving Licence or willing/working towards obtaining a UK Driving Licence

About the Qualification:

Course: Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship: Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

Provider: Northumbria University

Course Link: Quantity Surveying BSc | Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship | Northumbria

Location: Newcastle

Study: Part Time over 4 years

Closing date: Midnight on the 5th of June 2024

Interviews will take place on the 18th of June in Northallerton

Align Property Services Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief.

Please note, we do not accept applications from agencies and can only consider applications from individuals with right to work within the UK.

We reserve the right to remove this vacancy in the event of the position being filled before the proposed deadline

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