ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.
ENGIE are recruiting for a Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to be based in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire DN31 1HB. This is a full-time 24 month apprenticeship role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.
ENGIE have identified a great opportunity to introduce a Quantity Surveyor (QS) apprentice to their Technical Design Team (TDT). ENGIE are looking to employ a confident and motivated individual to work at the North East Lincolnshire Contract who is looking for career and personal development opportunities. The successful candidate will be responsible to the TDT manager and assist with the delivery of property and civil construction projects.
The individual will be required to work towards and successfully complete a level 3 qualification in Surveying technician, which covers the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor (RICS) pathway in valuation, and quantity surveying.
As a quantity surveyor, you will learn to manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. You will work in an office or on site and you will be involved in a project from the start.
You will assist to minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are achieved. This will involve preparing estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress and you will track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.
Activities could include:
Seeing what a client needs and if their plans can be realistically achieved
Working out quantities and costs of materials, time and labour
Negotiating contracts and work schedules
Giving advice on legal matters, including risks and disputes
Keeping an eye on sub-contractors and how construction is coming along
Writing reports on how much is being spent and preparing accounts for payment
Keeping up with the latest construction methods and materials
Staying in line with health and safety and building regulations
Understand the importance of customer service
Record and report information accurately either internally or externally
The apprentice will be recognised by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor (RICS) providing Associate Membership, for the apprentice whilst studying.
In order to do this, these apprenticeships include:
· A qualification that assesses competence in work situations
· A knowledge qualification that demonstrates an appropriate level of understanding about the area of work
· In some cases a combined qualification, which tests both competence and knowledge
· Functional Skills – which ensure that appropriate standards in English and maths are met
· Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) – awareness of the rights and responsibilities that are essential in the workplace
· Development of Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) – which are essential in all workplaces, including for effective participators, self-managers, independent enquirers, creative thinkers, reflective learners and team workers.
Completing this apprenticeship programme with its transferable skills will enable progression to a Quantity Surveying Degree.
The apprenticeship provides a foundation for individuals to develop skills and behaviours as a Quantity Surveyor working in the construction environment, which provides a pathway to development to Quantity Surveying Degree.
The role will requires the individual to work as part of a Technical Design Team which includes, QS, Architects, property mechanical and electrical engineers, building surveyors and FM professionals based in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.
Attendance to a Level 3 Surveying technician apprenticeship qualification will be required which will involve travel to the course and participating in-group and individual training. The completion of individual and group course work (to be agreed in the course syllabus). Time will be provided to complete the course work but there will be an expectation for some activities to be completed outside of the working day.
Qualifications or Required Experience:
· Experience in business studies, mathematics and or construction activities would be beneficial but not essential.
· Committed to achieving a Level 3 qualification Surveying Technician (RICS)
· 3 GCSEs at grades 1-4 (A*-C) including English and Mathematics
· 2 A-levels or the equivalent
· An industrious and motivated with a desire to learn attitude
· Problem Solving skills
· Negotiation skills
· Punctuality with the means to attend the workplace
· Good ICT skills with an understanding of Excel, Word and social media
· Able to interact with others
· Ability to work alone using own initiative
Closing Date: 27.8.19
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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.
· Posting Date: Jul 30, 2019