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Industry Placement Quantity Surveyor

Internship in Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Finance

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

September 1, 2020

Deadline

Dec 31, 2019 10:59 PM

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The Sponsored Student Programme involves a Year in Industry work placement to give you the experience and exposure to what it’s like to work at Costain.

When you’re on a placement with Costain, you will work to mutually agreed objectives enabling you to focus on key interests or areas of development. You’ll also be given the opportunity to link in with senior management to work on live business challenges, and have the opportunity to work across a range of exciting projects across the UK.

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

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.

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 
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Costain helps to improve lives with smart infrastructure solutions across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures. We help to safeguard the security, increase the capacity, improve customer service and drive efficiency in our clients’ infrastructure programmes. Our strategy is to become the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions company through our focus on blue chip clients whose major...

Engineering
Maidenhead
2,000 employees