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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Apprentice Quantity Surveyor
Department: Regeneration
Location: Doncaster
Contract: Apprenticeship
Salary: Apprenticeship Rates
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J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions tailored to public and private sector clients. Due to our continued success and on-going commitment to providing a world-class service to our customers, we are looking to recruit an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor.

Our extensive portfolio of services includes the provision of Care, Commercial Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance, Engineering Services, Regeneration Programmes, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, and Facilities Management. We offer a totally integrated building solution.

Job Description

Job Title Apprentice Quantity Surveyor
Department Regeneration


Objectives / Purpose of Role
J. Tomlinson have recently commenced a four year scheme in Doncaster, to undertake a wide range of repairs to social housing, including external wall insulation, roofing, heating & electrical installations, window & door replacements, and garage demolitions & refurbishments.

Working within our Regeneration department, we are looking for an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to start their journey into the construction industry. The role will involve working as part of a team and will be both office and site based. Through your training plan you will develop communication, analytical and negotiation skills, together with time management and work prioritisation.

Specific Responsibilities
The role will assist in the commercial management of our scheme, with multiple projects on site at any one time. In carrying out your duties, you will use spreadsheets, word processing and our IFS accounts management system. Responsibilities will include:

·         Recording site measurements

·         Preparing enquiries & obtaining subcontract quotes

·         Attending site meetings

·         Preparing subcontract order documents

·         Pricing works from schedules of rates.

·         Checking & processing subcontractor applications for payment

·         Preparing monthly valuations

·         Preparing final accounts


  • Stakeholder Relations – You are aware of who your stakeholders are both internal and external to the business, you’re professional, flexible and collaborative in your approach and able to build and maintain strong and positive working relationships.
  • Targets and Deadlines – You are aware of your own and your team’s KPIs, their importance and how to meet them, managing your time effectively, communicating honest expectations to your stakeholders and approaching any obstacles in a structured way.
  • Company Compliance – You know and understand the Company policies, procedures, compliances for both Health and Safety and HR and adhere to them at all times in your day-to-day work. You know when to escalate and report any non-conformances or concerns.
  • Business and Commercial Focus – You understand how your work contributes to the Company business strategy, aware of commercial costs and benefits when making financial decisions and identify improvements or efficiencies to your stakeholders in how you operate.


  • Owning the Role – You know what is expected of you and take accountability for your actions, you display the Values and Behaviours and adhere to the One Team Wheel in all aspects of work. You take responsibility for your own physical and mental wellbeing and strive to be the best you can be in the role.
  • Self-Development – You take responsibility for your own knowledge and development, know your strengths and areas for growth, follow best practice within the role and industry, continually ask how you could do things better
Applicant Requirements
·         General understanding of using IT (Laptop etc), use of word & excel.

·         Ability to present information neatly and in a way that is easy to understand.

·         Feeling comfortable speaking to a room of people

·         Full driving licence is essential (E)

What We Offer

In return we offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. We also offer attractive benefits that include pension and life assurance.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please ensure that you fit the eligibility criteria above. Send your cv and a covering letter using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Due to a high volume of applications we receive we regret that we cannot respond to each one and may only contact you if your application is successful.

J Tomlinson is proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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