Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Quantity Surveyor 2021


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This is a full-time Graduate development opportunity starting with SRM in September 2021 – an early start may be discussed at interview.

Why join us?

Across the country, you'll find iconic landmarks built by Sir Robert McAlpine. Cornwall's Eden Project, the National Stadium in Wales, Birmingham's Bull Ring, London's Emirates Stadium.

By joining us now, you can play your part in delivering the next generation of outstanding projects that will continue our 150-year legacy. Our family-owned business is where to achieve more from your career by proudly building Britain's future heritage with us.

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The Quantity Surveying Graduate role

You will assist in procurement, tendering, contract administration, variations and management of subcontract works packages through to final account.

You'll be keen to minimise risk, cost and maximise value by cost checking and analysis of labour, plant and materials.

As part of joining us as a Graduate you will:

  • Be on a 2-year structured Graduate development programme – involving gaining a recognised qualification, developing your skills through experiential learning, and gaining technical knowledge
  • Have support in working towards chartered status
  • Build up your experience on complex and high-profile projects
  • Learn from some of the industry's most skilled professionals
  • Tackle difficult challenges that stretch and strengthen your skills
  • Receive a competitive salary and flexible benefits

Your profile:

  • A degree or Masters qualification in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management  or a related field
  • Work experience, ideally in the discipline of interest (desirable)
  • A passion for problem solving and ‘thinking outside the box'
  • An interest to continue learning and developing yourself
  • A full driving licence (desirable)


We're ready to invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities. Our competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes: 

  • 25 Days' Holiday
  • Buy / Sell up to 5 Days
  • Birthday Day Off
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • SRM Pension Scheme
  • Retail and Trade Discounts
  • Professional Memberships
  • 24 Hour Digital GP Service
  • Service Related Holiday
  • 4 Volunteering Days

We'd love you to join us in proudly building Britain's future heritage. Apply online now.

Sir Robert McAlpine is focused on being a truly inclusive employer.

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