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Apprentice Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Apprentice Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Department: Regeneration
Location: Doncaster
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
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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 Trainee 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 / Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Department Regeneration


Objectives / Purpose of Role
Working within our Regeneration department, we are looking for an Apprentice to start their journey into the construction industry, focusing on the Quantity Surveyor route.

We have recently started on a new contract in the North West region that you will be a part of the team on completing housing upgrades in social housing. For example, kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems, electrical rewires, roofing, windows and doors.

Within this team, you will be supporting by supporting the Quantity Surveyor to price works and obtain quotes for jobs from suppliers. You will be working in and out of the office attending site on occasion. The role involves processing a lot of financial information and spreadsheets so if you enjoy Maths and calculations and have an interest in the Construction industry.

Specific Responsibilities
Role is a mixture of working on site & in the office, a large % of time is spent on the laptop using Microsoft excel

The work is fast paced, we have multiple projects on site at any time. Supporting the Operations Team will mean that days can be unpredictable, and actions may need to be completed quickly – this can be exciting and rewarding but also demanding

Responsibilities will include:

·         Pricing works using a schedule of rates

·         Obtaining quotes from Suppliers & Sub-Contractors

·         Completing progress reports

·         Attending Site Meetings with Operations Team and providing Site Measurements

·         Verifying Sub-Contractor / Supplier applications for payment

·         Placing Purchase Orders

·         Updating IT Management Systems with Job Information

Thread Level

  • 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

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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