Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Exciting Career Opportunity - Trainee Quantity Surveyor

As a result of our continued growth, we now have a superb new role to join us based at our Retford depot

Are you commercially aware and do you wish to peruse your career in Quantity Surveying? Are persistence and determination on your list of personal attributes? Can you build and foster excellent working relationships? Are you highly motivated and able to adapt quickly and efficiently to ever-changing situations?

If you are up for a challenge and are hungry to carve out a progressive career, then you can play a key role within Britain's leading Traffic Management company. This truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary traffic management services throughout the UK, providing physical and digital traffic controls to ensure that works are carried out safely and workers and the general public are safe.

Managing traffic for organisations working within Utilities, Rail, High Speed Network, Local Authorities and Events we place huge emphasis on our performance and ability to deliver, meet and exceed our clients expectations. We give expert support from the consultation and design phase, right through to work completion and sign-off.

We believe our employees are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We are proud of them and the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we are the UK's leading independent traffic management company.

About the role:

The Trainee Quantity Surveyor role is a busy and varied role within the Chevron business, assisting the senior management team in ensuring efficient contract delivery and exceeding the budgeted performance.

Working alongside other members of the commercial and operations team your tasks will include; providing accurate costs and value information, assisting in the compilation of costs and journals, ensuring timely and accurate billings of works, ensuring client application dates are met, monitoring and maintaining data on our company systems, assisting with pricing, estimates and quotations and also assisting in cash collection and debt management. You will also learn and gain understanding of the early warning and compensation event process as per NEC form of Contract.

Accuracy and efficiency are paramount, as reporting is key to the role. You will help to prepare reports of monthly management accounts and contribute to providing data for costs and revenue, ensuring deadlines for the reporting period are met. Looking at KPIs to seek areas for improvement will also be under your remit.

Predominantly based from our Retford depot, a willingness to travel is also required as you will be expected to travel to various other of the groups sites.

As you can see this is a great opportunity for an eager individual, hoping to start their career as an established QS with a great company.

About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are commercially aware, logical, meticulous, and engaging in the way you work. You possess excellent communication and negotiation skills both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You thrive working on your own initiative, solving problems and are a sound team player. Keen and eager to learn, you always give 100% and deliver all your work to the highest of standards.

Qualifications & Skills:

• Proficient in the use of a PC and the Microsoft Office suite of software
• Confident to work with an IT/Digital system led solution to commercial management
• Good communicator and team worker. Confidently able to assist with the delivery presentations to clients
• Ability to build new and existing relationships with clients and suppliers
• Full UK Driving Licence and own transport


• Understanding of the NEC form of Contract (training given if required)
• Understanding of management accounts and financial reporting processes (training given if required)
• Have a basic working knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management
• Understanding/experience of the concepts of Quantity Surveying


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