Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

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Reporting to:  Senior Commercial Manager

Purpose of job/basic function:

To assist the Quantity Surveyors with every aspect of successful valuation of projects to ensure monthly cash flow, whilst completing the Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 ( 

Main Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Understanding valuation/payment cycle.
  • Basic understanding of contracts and obligations.
  • Assisting with preparing and submitting monthly applications to Main Contractor.
  • Regular site visits with QS.
  • Chasing retentions.
  • Dealing with small works orders.
  • Gain an understanding of ‘cost to complete’ sheets and Causeway.
  • Assisting with pricing of variations and posting on ‘cost to complete’ sheet and Causeway.
  • Preparing for and attending ‘cost to complete’ meetings.
  • Process placing of sub-contract labour only and supply and fix contracts.
  • Assisting with raising payment certificates to ‘supply and fix’ sub-contractors.
  • Managing own workload.
  • Maintaining areas of work in a clean and tidy state.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Acting as an ambassador/exemplar of Alumet Systems and embracing/supporting/promoting the Company culture and values.
  • Seeking and developing ongoing continuous improvement.
  • To comply with any objectives/targets/KPIs given.
  • To comply with all Company policies including Alumet’s Health & Safety and Environmental/Sustainability Policies.
  • Any other duties relevant to the role or as determined by the Manager.

Training & Development:

  • Attending college as required for your Apprenticeship (day-release at Solihull College & University Centre).
  • Attending any internal/external training courses relevant to the role or as required by the Company.
  • Ongoing personal development.


  • You will need a minimum of five GCSEs )at Grade 9/A* to 4/C, including Maths, English Language and ICT); alternatively, you should possess 1 A Level, or 2 AS Levels (40 UCAS points), or an equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.
  • Good understanding of commercial and financial processes.
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • High degree of initiative.
  • Good letter writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.

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