Quantity Surveying

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Salary

£31,000*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

November 30, 2022

About the programme

Ensure that each aspect of our extraordinary projects is possible: that’s what you’ll do on this programme. As a graduate Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be involved in all stages of our work. Through a combination of on-the-job experience and continual development, we offer a unique learning ground for graduates to help us bring our projects to life.

Quantity Surveying at Babcock

Delivering projects of the scale we work on, against strict requirements, is an exact science. You’ll experience this first-hand. You’ll help to develop plans for key valuation activities, preparing costing and valuation proposals, reviewing technical specifications, and responding to tenders and quotations. All the time making sure that we comply with industry regulations and statutory health, safety and environmental requirements.

What you'll need

  • A 2:2 degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management. A RICS-accredited degree is desirable
  • You’ll need to be highly motivated, with good communication and time management skills
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s, and our customer’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your Manager
  • Generous pension and employee share schemes
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.
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It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Your career development

Here at Babcock, you’ll learn how to deliver effective and timely quantity surveying solutions – from initial project definition and brief, to design cost appraisal, procurement, construction and building use. You’ll work with clients and construction professionals as part of multi-disciplinary teams, all of which will set you up for a great career ahead.

Babcock seeks to provide a world class Graduate experience. As part of our commitment to innovation and excellence, we are partnering with a multi award-winning agency, The Smarty Train, to deliver a  new Graduate journey.. Using a unique blend of science, technology and industry-leading creativity, our promise to Graduates is that learning and progression will be part of every day. You will have access to a flexible range of cutting edge resources and in-person support. From instructor-led workshops to immersive virtual experiences, bespoke toolkits, personalised assessments and powerful social platforms, we invite you to achieve your potential at Babcock today.

Before You Apply

Check out our helpful advice on how to prepare for our application process.

Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Safety Engineering programme for Autumn 2023. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

Our business in Plymouth supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and sustaining critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

Depending on your programme, your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

Our business in Keynsham is a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy can carry out its operational tasking safely by sustaining the submarines through life with updates, design and documentation, upgrade and overhauls. We are developing innovative Operations Centres, novel repair techniques, technology insertion programmes, predictive data analytics and visualisation and training aids using games engine technologies.

Your home base will be the Keynsham office in Bristol, but some of your placements may be at other locations.

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