Trainee Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 00073034-1
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Trainee Surveyor

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Have you thought about a career in the housing industry?

We have a great opportunity for a Trainee Surveyor based at our Western Region in Tewkesbury and it could be the role for you!

Start your career with us:

Bloor Homes began building houses over 50 years ago and today is the largest privately owned house builder in the UK, building in excess of 4,000 homes each year. As a caring, family-run company, we’re committed to supporting all our trainees as they learn whilst offering great opportunities to progress and grow.


* Earning a generous salary whilst you receive all the support and funding you need to achieve an industry recognised qualification.

* Surrounded by a team of experienced and caring professionals, where you will have the chance to demonstrate your ability whilst learning from the best from day one.

* An integral part of our business – whilst structured learning is key you will have the opportunity to get stuck in and show us what you’re made of from the start.

* Provided with training and coaching from our professionals to ensure you gain the experience you need to succeed as a Trainee Surveyor.

* Assisting the team with quantity surveying duties and gain knowledge, skills and experience of quantity surveying in the house building market. Progressing to managing a small site from inception to completion.

Do you have the Commitment, passion and great communication skills were looking for?


* Carrying out site measures in liaison with the Surveyor.

* Carrying out drawing take-offs and producing labour only rates in liaison with the Surveyor, including maintaining the databases and distributing information.

* Checking SMAS database in liaison with the Surveyor.

* Updating SWMP Carriers Matrix including updating Licence Numbers and expiry dates and issuing to site as necessary in liaison with the Surveyor.

* Assisting the Surveyor in pricing of non-standard client extras, updating of the Cost of Sales in the Viability Manager and with the production of H & S packs for Housing Association plots.

* Assisting the Surveyor with the production of information for Code for Sustainable Homes.

* Assisting in the production of the Group Rebate Form.

* Assisting the Surveyor/Construction Director in updating build completion dates in Eque2 as necessary.

* Paying designated invoices and applications in line with Authorisation Levels and Commercial Procedures.

* Site booking in administration, including liaison with the Site Surveyor and Payroll, checking rates and record bookings etc.

* Paying designated utility bills including liaison with sales and utility company to ensure readings are correct.

* Making general material enquiries and assisting the Surveyor with material procurement and reporting as necessary.

* Producing a Sub-contract / Material Supplier database and update as necessary.

* Complying with and upholding company policies and procedures.

* Undertaking any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time.

* Maintaining all health and safety aspects associated with Covid-19.


Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

Educated to A level standard or equivalent.

Keen interest in Surveying.

Good negotiating skills with excellent time management skills.

Computer literate.

Ability to work to tight deadlines.

Willingness to learn.


* Awareness of construction methods, standards forms of measurement and Health & Safety requirements.

* Achieved or studying for a construction related qualification with a Quantity Surveying bias.

* Knowledge of contract law relating to construction issues.

* Knowledge of construction techniques and materials.

* Knowledge of Health & Safety related issues.

* Computer literate in the use of valuation systems.


Scottish Widows Pension Scheme

33 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays)

Group Staff Discount at Triumph Motorcycles ltd.

Competitive discount on our homes (dependent upon the property and location)

If you feel this vacancy could be your new career path, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV