Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - Sterling Plastering Ltd - KA 091

Company overview

Sterling Plastering Ltd was founded by Chris Cox in 2016. Chris started out his career working for one of the largest Drylining companies in the North West as an apprentice quantity surveyor. After serving his time and gaining all his qualifications at the Drylining company chris moved on to work for a national house builder and quickly climbed the ranks to a full time QS. After a short spell chris realised that having a full time 8 to 5 job wasn’t for him and had different aspirations in life to one day own his own company.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Visiting Sites regularly to complete tick sheets for valuation purposes
  • Visiting sites regularly to document variation to contract works
  • Work with the Commercial Team for general day to day office functions
  • Complete take off measurements for quotations/ exiting sites
  • Formulate material & labour schedules alongside other Commercial Team members
  • General office duties such as scanning/ emails/ completing forms
  • Assist in budget control of the sites
  • Give out labour prices to plastering operatives
  • Inclusion in buying & health and safety functions in the business

 

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

  • Qualifications required/predicted GCSE in Maths & English
  • Driving license
  • CSCS card
  • Preferred but optional – BTEC Level 3 In Engineering/ Construction & the built environment OR A-Levels in Maths, Physics, English


Location: Knowsley Village
Contracted hours: 37.5 
Hourly rate of pay: NMW
Closing date: Tuesday, 27 July

How to apply

Please complete the Knowsley Apprentice application form and return to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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