2023 Apprenticeship (UK) - Quantity Surveyor - Plymouth

Requisition ID: 262802 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Plymouth 

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Our Apprenticeship Programme will allow you to grow and develop as part of our ‘Early Career Hire’ Talent pipeline within our Contracts and Procurement team, through our Higher Apprenticeship in Quantity Surveying. This will provide you with the experience, training and support needed to become a Quantity Surveyor.


In a Quantity Surveyors daily work, they oversee the commercial side of projects.


This will will require you to:


  • Work closely with Consultants, Contractors and Developers in all aspects of delivering projects
  • Participate in the analysis, preparation, and management of all costs, from initial cost assessments through to project completion
  • Work towards a programme, within budget, and with a focus on quality and customers
  • Selection and management of suppliers and sub-contractors Developing a good understanding of the knowledge, skills, and experience as a construction professional
  • Become an expert in contracts, financial management and contract law


What is the training and qualification the apprentice will get at the end?


  • You will be working towards a Level 6 Chartered Surveyor Apprenticeship Degree


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?


  • Become a fully qualified Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager
  • Extend your qualifications by taking on further postgraduate study


Entry requirements

  • A-Level or;
  • BTEC National Diploma or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points


  • Must hold five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C). #


  • Advanced entry For those holding a Level 4 qualification with specific grades, it may be possible to ‘fast track’ onto Level 5 of the course and 'top up' your existing qualification to a full degree: BTEC HNC/HND in a Quantity Surveying/Building related subject Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Quantity Surveying/Building related subject Construction Surveying Technician Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship or; Cognate Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment 


The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only. Candidate must be able to obtain an SC security clearance.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.