Up to £24,000 a year

We’re looking to recruit a Trainee Quantity Surveyor for our client in Market Harborough.

Job Title: Graduate/Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Salary: £18k-£24k

Location: Leicestershire

Immediate Start

About the client

Our client is an accredited national construction contractor, delivering a big project experience with a personal appeal. Headquartered in Market Harborough, our client has nationwide coverage, operating within the industrial and commercial sectors, specializing in design and build projects. The company keeps growing and growing so now is the best time join them on their journey. Our client also takes training and nurturing their employees very seriously. In order to retain the best talent, support, training, and empowerment is catered to individual needs to help shape you into the industry leaders of the future.

What’s in it for you
  • Opportunity to work in a thriving, growing environment
  • Help, advice, support for you to develop into a key member of the team
  • Exposure to working in an award winning, multi-disciplinary, team working environment
  • This role offers the chance to progress your career within an expanding team at a forward thinking, friendly company
  • Exposure to a wide variety of projects, sectors, clients, teams, and discipline experts
  • Ability to contribute to the growth and development of the team approach, adding value for our clients
  • Varied and exciting workload across numerous client sectors


Role and Responsibilities

In this role your duties will include:

  • Assist in the provision of building cost advice including preparation of feasibility estimates, pre and post contract cost reports, pre-tender estimates and the like
  • Evaluation of the cost of alternative proposals, construction methods, materials etc
  • Advice on contract arrangements and conditions under which building will be constructed
  • Evaluation of tenders and reporting thereon
  • Agreement of final accounts
  • Assist with filing of project documentation and ensuring compliance with QA requirements
  • Undertake measurement in accordance with defined standards
  • Undertake cost research, market testing, data capture etc
  • Visit building sites for the purposes of measurement, valuations, recording of progress
  • Preparation and collation of tender documents
  • Arithmetical checking of documents and calculations
  • Reviewing of drawings and specifications, tabulation of changes and estimation of cost variances
  • Following practice procedures generally and with regards to ‘Best Practice’ documentation
Required Skills and Experience
  • A relevant degree
  • Ideally experience or knowledge of the building and construction industry
  • Demonstrate the desire and drive to becoming a Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Methodical and organised
  • Attentive to detail
  • Good I.T skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Fantastic time management
  • Competitive Salary & Pension
  • Car Allowance
  • Travel Expenses
  • 26 days annual leave
  • Flexible hours
  • Annual Bonus
  • Death in Service
About Us

Zoop Recruitment are an independent Recruitment Specialist based in the East Midlands, and we pride ourselves into providing the highest quality of staff. If this job role doesn’t quite suit your requirements, please get in touch to see what other opportunities we have available, or visit our website on:


If you’re the Trainee Quantity Surveyor we’re looking for in Market Harborough, call 01858 791333.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£24,000.00 per year


  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leicestershire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s (preferred)


  • surveying: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Reference ID: RSGTQS01

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