Apprentice - Surveying - Construction

Crest Nicholson
05 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Crest Nicholson PLC are based in the South East and South West of England, we have a number of apprenticeships available leading to nationally recognised qualifications.

If you’re looking to build a career with Crest Nicholson, we will help you with all the above through our pioneering apprenticeship programme. Yes, we offer strong support onsite to help you get the best experience possible. Yes, we have a dedicated Apprenticeship manager working with your college, site manager and subcontractor. And yes, we’re passionate about developing young professionals.

We require enthusiastic apprentices to work on our existing sites. The applicant must be committed to learning, with a genuine interest and commitment to this exciting and dynamic industry.

We are currently looking for an apprentice with an interest in Quantity Surveying to join our office in Tamworth, Staffordshire. If successful, you will be working alongside experienced tradesmen on a daily basis on site and will complete off-the-job training at a local college on a day release basis.

Daily tasks will include:

NHBC/Building Control registration and monitoring.
Appointing consultants (architects, engineers etc.)
Document handling/uploading/issuing.
Phone and email communication with consultants, NHBC, suppliers etc.
Site inspections/checks.
Co-ordination of third party information (joists, trusses, windows etc.)
Checking drawings (technical and planning.)
Checking sales brochures

Training to be provided:

NVQ & Diploma up to level 6
Functional Skills L1 or L2 in English and Math’s (if relevant GCSE grades not obtained)

Skills Required:

Literacy and numeracy
Good spatial awareness
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to listen and follow instruction
Good practical skills
Driving license preferable
Committed to the values & expectations of the Apprenticeship Programme
A desire to learn and progress
Team player
A flexible and adaptable approach to work
Enthusiasm and self-motivation to learn and progress
Willingness to complete relevant course work to the best of ability
Able to work in a well organised and accurate way
Flexible approach to location of work

In addition to statutory apprenticeship pay, we offer a life changing benefits package that helps you own a van, set up your own business or open a Help to Buy ISA and save for your own home.

Of course, if it was easy everyone could do it so we’re looking for the brightest minds with future potential.

What we’re really passionate about, is your future. We have an innovate scheme that identifies and develops great talent onto inspiring career paths like a place on our CITB and CIOB endorsed Site Management Academy or providing business skills and grant to set up your own business or simply securing employment with one of our contractors.

Do you see yourself as a Technical Manager, managing a team and contributing to award winning sites?

Do you see yourself working plying your trade for brilliant large contractors that work in partnership with Crest Nicholson and earning 40k in the next 5 years?

If you’re thinking about the above. Then you’re thinking about Crest Nicholson and we’re thinking about you.

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees.

Crest Nicholson is an equal opportunities employer.

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