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Quantity Surveyor Apprentice (Higher Level)

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor Apprentice (Higher Level)
Reporting To: Commercial Manager
Hours of Work: Mon – Fri 08:00 – 17:00

Role Overview:

Working under the direction and guidance of the Commercial Manager and Senior team members the role will assist with the commercial management of Social Housing Maintenance Contracts, including site remeasurement, preparation and submission of costs for individual works orders ranging from minor reactive works through to large scale planned maintenance projects.  The role will provide the opportunity to work across several contracts and departments to give exposure to various elements.


• Preparation and submission of costs
• Assist with the preparation of Cost Value Reconciliation reports
• Recording and keeping of measurements and records for submission in a timely manner, ensuring that all is accurate and auditable.
• Surveys and remeasurement of works on site
• Work in accordance with strict client KPI’s particularly Time, Cost and Quality.
• Assist with the preparation and submission of Early Warnings and Compensation Events
• Taking off of quantities from project drawings and specifications
• Ensure contract administration, quality and valuation of works are in accordance with the contract specifications, whist achieving business commercial delivery
• Assist with procuring and managing of subcontractor delivery
• Build strong client and supply chain relationships by working in a collaborative manner ensuring repeat business and service
• Comply with all health and safety rules and protocols to ensure the safety of yourself and others
• To undertake training and attend meetings as required by your manager and for the proper performance of your duties
• As and when required provide support across Company departments

Education / Experience:

• Enrolling on or currently studying for a Construction related Foundation degree or similar
• Commercially and Operationally aware on delivery of works
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to build and maintain client relationships
• Strong planning and organisation skills with strong attention to detail
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a cross functional team to complete tasks under strict deadlines
• Good problem solving skills and self-motivated
• Experience operating within a fast-paced construction industry (a focus toward housing maintenance would be desirable)
• IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

To apply for this role please forward your CV and cover letter to info@cfm-ni.com
Closing date for applications is 26 February 2021