Work Placement / Internship

Quantity Surveying - Summer Placement

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About GRAHAM Construction

People who work in Commercial Management are called Quantity Surveyors. GRAHAM Construction operates throughout the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves in delivering value for money and innovative solutions for our clients.

Quantity Surveying at GRAHAM Construction is a highly varied role involving all divisions of the business from Building to Civils and Interior Fit Out.

As a forward thinking organisation, GRAHAM are actively involved in new energy markets such as wind, energy from waste, biomass and hydro, as well as the nuclear decommissioning market.

Why work for GRAHAM?

We have an open and inclusive culture, which sets us apart. From trusted expertise to emerging talent, GRAHAM people have the drive to succeed and a genuine approach that delivers exceptional results.

Essential Requirements

  • Studying Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management to degree level at university.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of construction management practices.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills.

What does a Quantity Surveyor do?

A Quantity Surveyor makes sure that the financial position of construction projects are accurately reported and controlled effectively. They manage the contractual relationships between the various parties involved in any particular project.

  • Check and process sub-contract payments for work completed.
  • Ensure that Subcontractors are not charging for work that wasn’t completed.
  • Produce schedules of what materials etc. are needed to complete a project so that these can be ‘bought’ from sub-contractors.
  • Prepare and manage the accounts for projects.
  • Liaise with those onsite to obtain site records and reconciling these against works claimed.
  • Agree changes with Client’s commercial team.
  • Deal with all legal contracts and their clauses for a project.

Our work experience placements are a great starting point for a successful future at GRAHAM Construction. It’s an exciting opportunity to experience the world of work and get a real insight into a Commercial Management role.


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Opportunity Overview

  • January 18th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • UK Wide

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

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