7 months ago
Job Title : Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Location : Reading
Category : Cost Management
Type : Permanent Full-time
Salary : Negotiable
Reference # : RG1433
Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £Negotiable – depending on experience
Do you want to develop your career as a Quantity Surveyor in the private sector?
Do you want to work for a multi award winning property and construction consultancy that will develop your skills?
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Legal Support Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.
We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from social housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 585 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.
Due to our continuing success and growth, we are now looking for our next talented Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join our Cost Management team based at our Reading - Theale office.
You will work on a variety of commercial / private sector projects, including residential, industrial, retail, hotel, and leisure. You will work with a diverse Client base of Bank, developers, commercial agents, investors etc and will join a rapidly expanding specialist team of enthusiastic surveyors, providing all Cost Management services, and a great opportunity for a like minded individual.
• Advise on costs involved in building projects
• Evaluation of costs and advise on alternative proposals
• Advise on contract arrangements and conditions under which building will be constructed
• Evaluation of tenders and reporting thereon
• Provide advice on implications of different construction methods, materials etc
• Prepare bills of quantities
• Preparation of final accounts
To be successful as the Graduate Quantity Surveyor will have a relevant degree and ideally experience or knowledge of the building and construction industry.
What's in it for you?
As a Graduate Quantity Surveyor at Ridge and Partners will need to demonstrate the desire and drive to becoming a Chartered Quantity Surveyor which will be fully supported by the company (the national Ridge APC support process) and the Reading Team.
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
• 25 days holiday and study leave
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• Pension: Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary
Closing Date : 16th December 2018