*Minimum salary. Salary is dependent on location, role and qualifications.
Plymouth or Clyde
March 4, 2024
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/Construction Management 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 minimum 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.
Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.
What you'll get
We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.
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.
Your career development
It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.
Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Graduate Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partner Gen Healthy Minds, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.
Where you'll be based
See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Quantity Surveying/Construction Management programme for Autumn 2024. 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 works in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Royal Navy at HM Naval Base Devonport. We provide through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment as part of our continuing commitment to support our nation’s naval capability.
Depending on your programme, your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other sites.
Babcock’s HMNB Clyde operation provides highly specialist engineering support services, including the management of critical infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines based in Scotland.
Your home base will be Clyde Naval Base, but some of your placements may be at other sites.
Current openings in Quantity Surveying/Construction Management
Check out our helpful advice on how to prepare for our application process.
Please be aware that if there is a high level of interest in this programme, applications may close earlier than advertised. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme, please submit your application as early as possible.