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Placement Quantity Surveyors

UK & Ireland. Multiple vacancies.

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Are you interested in completing a placement with one of the UK & Irelands leading Building & Civil Engineering companies?

Following on from your education a placement with Farrans as a junior Quantity Surveyor, is an excellent foundation to the start of your career. The placement will give you the opportunity to gain site experience working on high profile complex projects across UK & Ireland.

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Role outline

You will work alongside experts in all areas of the business which will develop your knowledge and understanding of your assigned project. Through mentoring and coaching you will be given numerous opportunities and challenges which will help support you build a career in a fast paced and stimulating industry.

Main Responsibilities

  • Analyse subcontract quotations
  • Review conditions and/or qualifications prior to submission of a tender
  • 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.
  • Source contract variations and help evaluate and measure these with Senior Quantity Surveyors
  • Gather records to confirm additional payments where required and defend claims received from subcontractors
  • 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.

Skills & Experience required

Aside from being passionate about starting a career in the building and construction industry. You will need to have a high attention to detail coupled with meticulous planning and organisational skills

  • Hold bachelor’s degree, HNC OR HND in Engineering Discipline
  • Hold a full UK driving license
  • Open to living away from home
  • Flexible approach to working hours and locations
  • Desirable – knowledge of health & safety, AutoCAD

What Farrans can offer you

Our people are at the core of everything we do. Our culture is one which fuels innovation, transparency and inclusivity.

We offer competitive salaries, 30+ days' annual leave, pension plan, health cash plan enrolment, professional membership, access to discounts, family friendly policies, 24/7 counselling and support health line, GP anytime, Wellbeing App, Company Occupational Health, Annual Health and Well Being Events.

Due to the nature of our business, our sites/projects are located all over the UK and Ireland. While we try to locate our graduates and placement students as close to home as possible, we are unable to guarantee this. We also want to provide you with a diverse range of project experience. Therefore, we require you to be as flexible as possible when it comes to locations.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 7th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 1 year
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

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