2019 Industrial Placement - Quantity Surveyor
Kier Group is a leading property, residential, construction and services group, which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. With proven expertise in building, civil engineering, support services, public/private house building, property development and structured property financing, Kier is a partner people can trust.
We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through our values that we will leave a lasting legacy.
Being a responsible corporation is something we take very seriously. Our group of companies plays a significant part in the daily life of millions of people – whether they are our own employees, our clients or the public we serve. Kier incorporates responsible behaviour at every stage, and how our choices affect our communities, our people and our environment is important.
We are currently recruiting talented Quantity Surveying undergraduate students seeking an 12 month Industrial Placement to start in August 2019.
You will be supporting the senior commercial team; you’ll be hands-on by visiting site and working with the leadership team. Depending on the part of the business you join you could work across the whole of the commercial and pre-construction department, providing assistance in risk and value management, cost control, cost analysis, estimates and commercial management.
What you need to qualify:
• We look for those who embody our company ethos
• Work effectively within a team environment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Work proactively with a keen interest in devolving their careers within the Industry
• Live the Kier values, collaborative, forward thinking and enthusiastic
• Academically you’ll on course to achieve a 2.1 or above on a Quantity Surveying related programme and accredited by a professional body
• You should be required to complete a 12 month Industrial Placement as part of your degree
What you’ll receive and achieve:
• A social atmosphere where you’ll build relationships throughout the business
• Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts
• Become part of some of the UK’s most high-profile projects
• A commitment to support a reasonable work life balance
• Responsibility for your own achievements, taking control of project elements
• Potential progression into the business to secure your future career with us as a Graduate if you perform like a star
We are excited to receive your application so please review our roles and apply online as soon as possible. Our recruiters take the time and effort to read through each application thoroughly and appreciate your interest in our opportunities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.