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European Student Placement Agency
6 Month Cost Engineering - Construction Internship (HALCE1612)
ESPA finds the best international interns for the best companies in the UK and Ireland. For each of our internships you will be provided with accomodation and commute during the full duration of your stay. Our service is free to students so hesitate no more and apply for the internship that suits you!
The Host Company
A family owned regional contractor delivering construction services throughout the South West. With construction playing a pivotal role in building communities, the company aim is to provide sustainable, innovative and user friendly living and work spaces. Through their integrated approach from prequalification & cost planning through to construction and aftercare they ensure that their customers’ and their stakeholders’ needs are understood. They aim to meet these needs by providing predictable outcomes and keeping their promises.
The intern will work with the consultant team and clients to collect information during a first stage and attending meetings when necessary. Process and analyse the information in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labour required to construct a building or provide construction service while managing different software. In addition, the intern will be working close with the operations team during the whole process until the very end when the handover meeting happens.
Bath. A world-heritage city in the South West of England which hosts two great universities. With a truly international feel it has wonderful cultural experiences and is just 1.5 hour train journey from London and a 15 minute train journey from the vibrant city of Bristol.
Collating the tender* information provided by the client / Consultant team.
Attending a tender review meeting to agree the tender submission as well as tender interviews where
Preparation of Bills of Quants to SMM7 or NRM2 standard.
Importing Bills into our estimating software “Causeway”
Working within the Causeway system to produce tender enquiries and sending those to Sub-contractors.
Chasing and receiving Tenders from S/C and then collating into a comparison for review.
Putting together the preliminaries budget with the operations team.
Submitting the tender.
Providing a pack of information for the commercial team and attend the handover meeting where we are
* Tender: an offer made in writing by one party to another to execute certain work, supply certain commodities, etc., at a given cost; bid.
Education background in quantity surveying or construction management.
Comfortable with mathematics is essential.
IT skills, preferably a very good understanding of Microsoft Excel / Word.
Team player but also able to work individually.
Good communication skills.
Enthusiastic and motivated individual keen to contribute to the growth of the business previous work
experience in the construction industry.
Knowledge on SMM7 or NRM2.
1) Paid Accommodation.
2) Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access
3) Commuter travel to work (accommodation will be found within an acceptable commuting distance from the workplace, if that requires more than a sensible walk then a bus/train ticket will be provided).
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