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Graduate Programme 2017 - Quantity Surveyor

Skanska, a leading construction company and developer, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. Known for major projects like the Gherkin and Crossrail, we are creating, upgrading and maintaining the country’s buildings and infrastructure. Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative and progressive. We bring together people and technology, helping to make our industry safer and more collaborative.

Joining us as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor you’ll work within the projects commercial team. It will be your responsibility to measure and quantify works for cost plan validation and complete interim and final account valuations. We will look for you to procure trade contract packages which includes completing detailed tender analysis and the preparation of tender and contract documents. You will also negotiate with trade contractors and client representatives as well as support the preparation of site measurement and records, day work sheets, labour and plant returns.

Educated to 2:2 degree level in a numerical subject (we accept applications from finance, business, science or construction related degrees), you’ll have a strong passion for the construction industry and want to shape the future. You’ll be naturally analytical, confident in problem solving and have excellent commercial awareness. We expect all graduates to be flexible with regards to location and be prepared to relocate during the programme if required.

You’ll have the opportunity to care for people and the environment, to be accountable for future generations, and to not only foster an inclusive culture where we are open and fair, showing trust and respect for one another, but also one where everyone can speak their mind. Are you ready to build for a better society?

Programme start date: 11th September 2017

The deadline for applications is Saturday 31st December 2016 and assessment centres will be held from October to January 2017.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

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