Work Placement / Internship

Building Surveyor Year Out Placement

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Graduate Programme:

We have a two-year development programme for our Graduates, during which time you will be fully supported in working towards various accreditation routes. You will also receive an ILM endorsed award upon completion of the training modules.

As part of our global business, from day one you’ll get to work with some of the brightest minds on projects that truly improve the quality of life.

  • Projects: You’ll experience industry defining projects that will accelerate your development and improve the lives of people around the world.
  • People: You’ll experience teamwork at its best you’ll see new perspectives. Perspectives that you can use to improve quality of life.
  • Opportunities: You’ll experience more than a career – you’ll have the chance to grow, personally and professionally, while impacting the lives of millions of people.
  • Flexibility: You’ll experience life – we believe that our people need to be empowered and trusted to work in a way that creates a positive balance – and we’ll all benefit, us you and millions of people.

At Arcadis, we believe embracing flexible ways of working is an essential element in a progressive, forward-looking business that thrives in innovation.

Improve lives. Start with yours.

Improve lives. Start with yours.

Key Qualifications

  • Working towards a relevant degree in Building surveying.
  • A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction.
  • A team player who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals both within the Company and outside.
  • Able to manage priorities.
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft packages.

Your Day-to-Day:

Undertaking a year out gives great insight to the day to day demands of the role of a Building Surveyor and allows for students to practically apply what has been taught at university. Placements also allow students to build relationships within the organisation and develop self-confidence and personal ability. When Year outs return to university it means they can concentrate solely on their studying rather than spending vital time job hunting and in many instances a Graduate will return with a first-class degree.

  • Attending site visits for a range of purposes including monitoring progress of works, building surveys, defects analysis and measured surveys with team.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports following the above site inspections and providing recommendations on compliance.
  • Support the undertaking of the Contract Administrator / Employers Agent role on various size projects and lead the management of the design team
  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it.
  • To deliver elements of assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff.
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.

What We Offer:

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Healthcare.
  • Income Protection.
  • Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell.
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid.
  • Tax Free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave.
  • Childcare Vouchers.
  • Birthday Vouchers.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!

Applying could not be easier, please click the link below and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: AUK010QY
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