Trainee Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 210682
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Location: Norwich
Business Area: Kier Utilities- Anglian Water

A local passion, a national reach

Working in partnership with Anglian Water, Kier Utilities are not just your typical water contracting company. Just take a look at how we relate to Anglian Water's Love Every Drop strategy that underpin everything that we do, and you'll start to get a feel for our culture.

It's collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about delivering a first-class job with excellent customer services, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you.

About the role

Reporting to the Quantity Surveyor, you will be supporting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety. This role will also see you supporting in improving cost efficiency and creating an environment of outperformance, as well as working closely with the project teams liaising with the Value Managers, Project Managers, buyers, schedulers, planners and site managers.

What do we need from you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who holds knowledge and interest in preparing final accounts, cash flow forecasts and collating financial data. You will also hold excellent IT skills, able to work to deadlines and good communication skills. You will also have an interest to gain experience in estimation and cost analysis to stand you in great stead to be successful in the role.

What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

    Pre-employment checks

    It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

    Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

    Kier is an inclusive employer.

    Closing Date: 4th March 2021

    Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.