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Maxi Construction - Trainee Quantity Surveyor

10 January 2019

Note: This job is not located with in the City of Edinburgh Local Authority Area.

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Status:                         Full Time

Type:                            Permanent

Location:                      Office Based Livingston with part-time attendance at University


The Role:

An office-based Trainee Quantity Surveyor to assist in the commercial management of a number of construction projects from Award of Contract to agreement of Final Account.

The Candidate:

The suitable Candidate must be on course and achieve qualifications required for entry to a University part-time Degree or Honours Degree course in Quantity Surveying; these are currently offered at GCU and Napier

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with commercial management of contracts ranging in value from £50k to over £3m.
  • Attend site to measure work completed.
  • Assist with procurement, analysis and appointment of subcontract packages; payment and agreement of final accounts
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of monthly cost reports.
  • Where required work closely with Administration, Contracts Management and Estimating to gain additional experience


  • Qualifications required for acceptance to University to study for a part-time Degree or Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills are essential.


This role would be ideally suited to a sixth year pupil, looking to study Quantity Surveying at University and seeking work experience during this period.  You have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team with a real family feel to the business. 

In the first instance please submit your CV.

This application will close when a suitable candidate is recruited.

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