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Quantity Surveyor Commercial Degree Apprentice

Fully qualified Quantity Surveyor

What will you be doing?

TRU is a once-in-a-generation rail upgrade programme to deliver faster, longer, more frequent and more reliable rail services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds. By connecting the major cities of the North with an enhanced, more reliable service, it has the potential to impact the lives of thousands of passengers and support economic growth across the whole of the north of England.

"Work on transformational projects"

With so many exciting and important benefits to working at Amey, it is a great place to start your career. Find out more. To watch the full Gradcracker/Amey webinar click here.

Amey, in partnership with Arup, BAM and Network Rail is upgrading the route between Manchester and Leeds, which includes civils, track, railway systems and electrification. The opportunity to use modern digital signalling and train control also means we can lay the foundation for the Digital Railway.

Our five-year Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship Programme in partnership with Salford University starts you on a journey to develop your career toward gaining membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors by taking you through a degree in Quantity Surveying. If you have a flair for building projects and civil engineering, want to work in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment and possess the ambition to become an expert in your field, then this degree apprenticeship programme could be for you.

We’re looking for a budding Quantity Surveyor to join our TRU contract and develop into a fully qualified Quantity Surveyor. As a Chartered Surveyor degree apprentice, you’ll work with our contract commercial team to ensure commercial best practice is utilised to maximise value, drive efficiency improvements, and minimise risk.

We’ll give you real responsibilities from day one, such as managing your own subcontractors, measuring quantities of work done and arranging payments. You’ll gain invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation, which only a Private Finance Initiative can offer. 

You’ll be provided with a “buddy”, to assist you as you settle in. This is the person will be the friendly face when you join our team – the go-to person that you will ask lots of questions to when you start! Once you have settled in, you will be allocated your mentor in the workplace. Your mentor will support you throughout your qualification, help you learn the technical skills and have regular catchups with you to ensure that you are on the way to become a qualified Commercial Quantity Surveyor.

At the end of your Apprenticeship, you will move into a guaranteed permanent position with Amey, and your development does not stop there! As part of being an employee at Amey, you will be given lots of opportunities to further your development; whether that is by doing a further qualifications which Amey will fund through our Apprenticeship Schemes or progressing further in the business, the choice is yours!

What you need:

One of the best things about an Apprenticeship with us is that you don’t need to have experience of working in this area. However, you will need to share our passion and demonstrate your desire to develop yourself within this exciting area.

We keep our list of essential requirements to a minimum:

  • Qualification requirements 104 UCAS Points gained via either:
  • 3 A-Levels graded at minimum BCC, OR
  • BTEC National Diploma at D*D or BTEC National Extended Diploma at DMM, OR
  • Foundation Degree in a related subject, OR
  • Combination of the above qualifications
  • Available to commence employment with Amey in September 2022
  • The commitment and drive to complete your course and final assessment
  • Passion to develop your skills both professionally and personally.
  • A full, clean UK Driving licence would be desirable

What we will give you:

Here at Amey, our greatest asset is our people so that’s why we ensure that our rewards will make you feel that you are a valued part of us.

We will offer you a starting salary of £19,305 for the first year of your Apprenticeship. Not only that, but you will receive annual salary reviews to ensure that your input represents the reward you receive.

You will also receive:

  • 24 days of annual leave per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Access to our Save with Amey portal which will give you access to hundreds of offers to online retailers. You could save on your next holiday, day out or shopping spree!
  • We have a flexible benefits scheme which you can buy additional annual leave, cycle2work schemes, gym memberships, travel insurance, tastecards, and lots more!
  • You will join our bustling Early Careers community which is made up of over 300 Apprentices and Graduates where you can network, arrange fundraising initiatives, suggest ideas and get involved with lots of extra-curricular activities.
  • Social value benefits which include the ability to volunteer for a charity of your choice, participation in the DofE award, and support for fundraising initiatives.

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