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Year-out Placement (Quantity Surveying)

Civil/Building/Quantity Surveying.

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Why Farrans?  

We have been in operation for over 80 years, have over 45 active site locations and offices across Ireland, Scotland & England. Working on projects with a value of £5m - £300m across both construction and civils markets. 

Farrans Construction - Join Your Team Today

We have launched our application process for our next intake of the UK and Ireland’s top tier talent.

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

Role outline  

You will seek to minimise the cost and risk of a construction project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required legal standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met.  

You'll prepare estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, you'll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.  

Working in an office or on site, you'll be involved in every stage of a project.  

As a Placement Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist with analyzing subcontract quotations  
  • Assist with reviewing conditions and/or qualifications prior to submission of a tender  
  • Assist with 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.  
  • Assist with contract variations and help evaluate and measure these with Senior Quantity Surveyors  
  • Assist with the procurement of subcontractors  
  • Assist with generating 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.  

Your required Skills and Experience  

  • Studying a Quantity Surveying degree   
  • Hold a full UK driving license  
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in the commercial aspects of engineering and looking for a dynamic workplace that provides an outstanding career opportunity 
  • Excellent communication skills, be able to work flexibly in a team and be a hard worker 

What we can offer you   

Joining one the of leading construction and civil engineering contractors you will be provided with the opportunity to deliver on projects that play an important role in the everyday lives of people in the UK and Ireland. In addition to a competitive base salary and car allowance, we can also offer a wide range of benefits, some of the key ones being: 

  • 30+ days' annual leave  
  • Health Shield (Medical & Dental Cover included) 
  • Access to discounts  
  • 24/7 counselling and support health line  
  • Annual Health & Well Being Events  

Diversity & Inclusion 

We believe there is power in being different. Every day, our people express their unique voices and draw from their rich experiences to bring fresh ideas to our company. There is no question that an inclusive and diverse workforce drives innovation, and it also makes us stronger as a team.  

Therefore, we are committed to fostering inclusion and diversity in the workplace; one that welcomes people from all backgrounds. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible. 

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Job ID Number: 00371
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 6th, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 1 year
  • East Anglia, London and South East, East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland, Northern Ireland, North Wales, South Wales, Yorkshire, South West and Republic of Ireland
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Quantity Surveying

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