Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Formed in 1860 we believe we are the oldest family owned Construction Company in North East, we operate with 5 divisions, Construction, Specialist Joinery, Small Works, Fire Doors & Mechanical.

We are seeking a trainee quantity surveyor for our Construction Division (project in value from £100,000 to £5m) to be based in our head office in Bishop Auckland. Reporting to a senior quantity surveyor the successful candidate will be responsible for quantity surveying duties on projects across the region.

In particular you will be responsible for:

  • Measurement and valuation of main contract accounts and subcontract accounts
  • Subcontractor selection
  • Subcontractor payments
  • Issue and maintain correspondence and records

This role is suitable for an independent individual, educated up to HNC/HND level, with a proactive approach and a willingness to contribute to the wider team.

It will be beneficial (but not essential) to have experience of:

  • Working on building or civil engineering projects up to £5m in value
  • JCT Design and Build and Intermediate forms of contract
  • Preparing take offs and re-measures
  • Understanding the external valuation processes
  • Preparing internal cost reports

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday

Work remotely:

  • No