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Faithful+Gould – Building Surveying Placement Scheme (2019)

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Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

With over 70 years’ experience in the UK our team of 1,100 experts across our 24 offices has helped transform the region into the live, work and play destination it is today through our portfolio of projects across the property, transport and infrastructure sectors. In 2017 SNC Lavalin, a global fully integrated professional services and project management company, acquired Faithful+Gould, creating an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. Together our expert consultancy covers the full lifecycle of projects and our world-class expertise at scale delivers value to our clients. The depth and breadth of our capabilities sets us apart from the competition.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. Our placement students are the next generation of that workforce – you’re our future experts.

We strive to build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our core suite of digital platforms and tools underpin our service delivery model and through innovation, standardisation and automation, we maximise efficiencies for our clients to save time and money. Our cutting-edge independent advice and support enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes.

What you’ll be doing 

As a student building surveyor, you need to enjoy being out of the office. The nature of our projects and the work we do is hands on, so you’ll be liaising directly with the client and project team as well as members of the public on a regular basis. Rest assured, time spent back in the office won’t be dull, for one thing there will always be a new project to work on, our teams are growing and our project portfolio with it! Our building surveyors manage a number of projects at any one time, in a variety of different sectors, ranging from a local primary school extension, to a medieval fortress, to a prison building to a recording studio – pretty much anything property related across the public and private sector. Our services include party wall, dilapidations, technical due diligence, surveys, landlord and tenant relations and compliance. Our scope is unlimited, as is our potential. We are one of the leading providers of building surveying services within the UK.  If you’re looking for a varied project portfolio, which frequently takes you out of the office and enjoy being part of a large, social team then this is the discipline for you. 

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You will:

  • Be a talented undergraduate, on track to achieve a 2.2 degree or above in either building surveying or any subject providing you’re able to demonstrate the necessary commercial or technical acumen. 
  • Have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve professional status (RICS).
  • Possess a passion for working in a fully inclusive consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with clients and teams who deliver for their clients.
  • Have the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions. 

Where you’ll be based 

We have undergraduate opportunities available in Bristol, London, Nottingham, Southampton, and Warrington.

Rewards & Benefits 

  • Dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalised objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond.
  • Our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme.
  • Competitive salary.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: PL-051
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Bristol, London, Nottingham, Southampton and Warrington
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying

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