Trainee Quantity Surveyor – Drylining/CeilingsConstruction

Trainee Quantity Surveyor Required Immediately - Salary £15K to £25K depending on experience

About the Client:

An established specialist Drylining, Partitioning & Ceilings contractor with a turnover of £25M has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join the team, they specialize in the Commercial & Residential sectors and have an excellent reputation in the industry. The successful trainee will ideally have or be in the process of studying towards a degree or a HND/HNC within quantity surveying or have worked within a finishing trade.

About the Role:

  • Assist on carrying out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales
  • Help to prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts.
  • Assist on pricing and learn to negotiate contract variations.
  • Help to prepare submit and negotiate project final accounts.
  • Project values range from £100k - £5 million
  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts.
  • Assist in preparation and adherence to project purchasing targeting and costing budgets.
  • Site measures to be undertaken at least once a month and detail recorded on site measure sheets.

About the Candidate:

  • Graduate/HNC/HND qualified or someone who is already on day release or studying towards either.
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Willingness to learn
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling
  • Priorities and organise, taking a methodical approach
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Present information clearly, concisely and professionally
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work
  • Must be able to cover London & the South East

Points of Appeal:

  • Varied opportunities to get involved in projects
  • Development Opportunities
  • Friendly Office Environment
  • Great Salary Package
  • Low Staff turnover
  • Team work
  • Focus on Quality Results


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email