• Student Quantity Surveyor (Summer placement)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(23/10/2019 12:09)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Start date: June 2020 – Sept 2020 (8-12-week summer placement)

    Applications close: 31st December 2019


    The Sponsored Student Programme starts with an 8-12 week summer work placement to give you some first-hand experience of what it’s like to work at Costain.

    Successful candidates may then be offered sponsorship support throughout their degree which could lead you towards the opportunity to join Costain’s award winning Graduate Programme.


    You will also have the opportunity to network and build relationships with like-minded people across the business, access to professional and technical experts, exposure to Costain’s business and strategies and the chance to enhance your academic studies.

    What will I be doing?

    As a Student Quantity Surveyor you will have some responsibility for a key element of work on a project taking a significant role in technical delivery as well as managing aspects of time, cost and quality and will acquire some technical, leadership and project management skills and experience. This will include undertaking some of the following tasks:

    • Sub contract management
    • Budgets
    • Valuations
    • Procurement and administration of commercial aspects of projects
    • Estimating Project / Target costs for agreement with client
    • Supplier Liaison
    • Budget Preparations and associated Administration

    About you

    • Studying an accredited Quantity Surveying degree or similar accredited by RICS/CICES
    • A desire to gain valuable work experience relevant to the quantity surveying sector
    • Mobility to work on various projects throughout the UK


    Locations we can offer summer placements include:

    • Manchester
    • Newcastle
    • Birmingham
    • London
    • Brighton
    • Preston
    • Maidenhead


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