Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship

Redrow Homes Eastern
Number of positions for this role
Basildon – SS15 6TU
  • To assist QS’s with administration duties at procurement stage, preparing enquiry packs and collating tender information.

  • Assist QS’s with measuring both drawings and completed works on site and learn how these relate to budgets, valuations and payments

  • To assist QS’s with monthly valuations on site including recording plot progress, Materials On Site and colouring up site plans

  • To produce subcontractor payments for review by QS’s

  • To produce reports for monthly Valuation meetings using Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Redrow Commercial Systems

  • Assist with updating Regional Build Costs and “My Redrow” Sales Collections

  • To issue sales variation orders to subcontractors

  • Assist with the production and completion of subcontractor final accounts

  • Placement on a Redrow site for a short period to learn the processes and different people involved in the construction of a Redrow development

  • Departmental filing, photocopying/scanning, issuing drawings electronically and collation of information on a regular basis.

  • Ensure familiarity with Redrow’s Group Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

  • Assist the Commercial Team in implementing new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of improving the department’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

What we are looking for




  • Keen to learn and develop within the construction industry

  • Willing to undertake an additional qualification alongside work

  • Flexible and has a ‘can do’ attitude

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in teams as well as using own initiative

  • Previous experience of working within / knowledge of the construction sector

  • Good maths/quantitative skills

  • Driving license

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.  

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