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Quantity Surveyor Industrial Placement

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Our company

Farrans Construction is a leading figure within the UK construction market, operating across both civil engineering and building divisions.

Farrans bring a wealth of construction expertise to a wide range of sectors, currently including education, local infrastructure, water, marine, private development and onshore energy.

Our four UK offices in Belfast, Woking, Cambridge and Edinburgh support both our present site functioning and our future place within the industry.

We are currently recruiting for our Industrial Placement Programme in 2020.

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Our people

Farrans genuinely believe that our success is reliant on our people. We therefore seek to acquire the very best talent. We then nurture that talent.

Farrans is committed to training and developing our people. We have both the resources and cultural approach needed in order to empower our people in their own professional pathways.

Our role 

Working with the commercial team and site leadership teams the successful placements will be required to:

  • Ensure the preparation of interim applications, including works executed, materials on site and works by subcontractors is submitted to the Client’s team by agreed deadline.
  • Gather records to confirm additional payments where required and defend claims received from subcontractors.
  • Review, assess and reduce commercial and contractual risks.
  • Assist with the procurement of subcontractors.
  • Generate payments and distribute notices to suppliers and subcontractors, including the measurement of works and differences executed to evaluate final costs and accounts.
  • Contribute to the submission of weekly financial forecasting including the assembling of contract costs.

Our locations

Farrans Construction have placement roles available across the UK and Ireland. Successful candidates will be expected to travel as part of their role to construction sites, Company fixed location throughout the UK.

Our requirements 

  • Commitment to Safe Systems of Work.
  • Self-Motivated and able to take responsibility.
  • Strong Communication Skills (Written & Oral).
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Problem solving and decision making ability.
  • Aptitude for managing time and resources.
  • Strong focus on achieving results.
  • Proficient in using in IT and standard packages.

Our placements 

  • Must demonstrate a passion for a career in the Construction Industry
  • Must be working towards a degree in Quantity Surveying or a related programme.

Our package

  • One year fully paid Placement
  • Highly Competitive Placement Salary
  • 29 Days Holiday Per Annum (Includes Bank Holidays)
  • Opportunity to work on exciting projects and be part of the Farrans family.
  • Exceptional placements will have the opportunity to join the Farrans bursary programme.


How to Apply

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Opportunity Overview

  • Tomorrow
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Belfast, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Woking (Surrey)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

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