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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - TARMAC TRADING LIMITED



30th January 2024

Employer description

Tarmac has 150 years of experience and heritage to our name, we’re a national network of local businesses, combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands:

Tarmac, pioneers and inventors of the modern road, and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement. We employ around 7,000 people across a network of more than 400 sites across the UK. Tarmac is part of CRH, the world's leading building materials business.

Are you a school or college leaver, or potentially looking for a change of career? Come and join us as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor at Tarmac, based at our Norwich Offices in Norfolk, you'll get hands on experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, qualify and allow you to progress within the business!

Main description

Duties may include: ​

Learning about the different business functions and what our contacting business does​
Reviewing and preparing client accounts​
Quantifying projects from drawings ​
Generating payments and sub-contract purchase orders​
Understand Tarmac's financial cycle and how and when documents need to be submitted to meet tight deadlines
Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!​

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade 4 +) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels or equivalent (Grade D) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Training provided


Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Level 4 (Higher National Certificate)

Apprentices will attend university 1 day per week to work towards achieving their Quantity Surveying degree, the remaining 4 days will be a mixture of office & site based work.

Things to consider

  • Working outdoors.
  • Engaging with numerous departments.
  • Driving Licence: Desirable.
  • Role is easily commutable from Norwich, Wymondham, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Sheringham, Thetford, Swaffham, Fakenham, Cromer, Kings Lynn, Downham Market, Beccles, Gillingham, The Broads, Aylesham, North Walsham and Dereham.

Future prospects

We would hope that all our apprentices would remain in our business as we see them as our future leaders. Succession after this apprenticeship could include assistant Quantity Surveyor to senior Quantity Surveyor.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 29/02/2024




This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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