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Durham County Council | Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentice

As a Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Corporate Property and Land.

Vacancy: Degree Apprentice - Quantity Surveyor

Apprenticeship AwardChartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship | Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

Contract: Fixed Term / Full-Time / 37 Hours Per Week

Salary: £18,065 pa (Grade 1)

Vacancy ID: 198307

Post Number: REG/20/147

Closing Date: 19 July 2020

Location: County Hall, Durham-but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham

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About the Role

Joining our client side commercial team, you will assist with the management of all costs relating to our infrastructure services projects based in County Durham. Our projects include repairs to existing bridges, new roads, office/commercial, industrial, educational buildings from nursery to colleges, and history centre.

Working as part of a team alongside the current Quantity Surveyors/Project Managers you will be able to learn and develop your skills within construction. You will learn all cost aspects of a project, understand the client’s needs, deal with stake holders, value works, produce bills of quantities/measurement, control and record cost change, understand the importance and produce financial reports, becoming an integral part of our team delivering a professional in house service.

The apprenticeship will be based in County Hall, Durham but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Chartered Surveyor Degree Level 6 via Northumbria University.

You will need to have a Level 3 qualification meeting 120 UCAS (or relevant work-based or professional experience) and a Level 2 qualification covering English & Maths e.g. GCSE’s Grade 4 or above or functional skills to apply for this apprenticeship.

You must be able to manage your time effectively and possess good interpersonal skills.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section. If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Neil Reed – email: or tel: 03000 268127.

Travel is an essential requirement of the post.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Interviews are to be held between 3rd and 14th August 2020.


How to Apply

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.


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