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Trainee Quantity Surveyor – Graduate Apprenticeship - 17195

12 April 2019


4 years 


£14,500 - £16,000 per annum


Thomson Gray Ltd is one of Scotland's leading construction consultancies providing our clients with a range of services across the property and construction industry. We operate from five offices - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Melrose and Inverness. This allows us to provide an extensive geographical coverage to clients, throughout Scotland.

Work Environment: 

We are looking to recruit someone to join our Graduate Apprenticeship Programme in Edinburgh as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain on the job experience while studying simultaneously and earning money while you learn.

What might a day in this job look like?

You will undertake placements in each of the disciplines in the business, namely Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Project Management. This will ensure that you are exposed to the full range of roles/tasks undertaken by surveyors in the construction industry.

What will I learn?

You will work towards BSc (Hons) in Construction and the Built Environment (Quantity Surveying) at Edinburgh Napier University. The course itself encompasses block release for 2 weeks, 3 times a year in conjunction with on the job training at Thomson Gray over a period of 4 years. 

In the long term you will have the opportunity to obtain your professional qualification (MRICS or equivalent). All candidates will be assigned an experienced mentor and will be working with an experienced group of individuals.

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

  • 4 Highers (2 Bs and 2 Cs) with National 5 minimum C in English and Maths
  • Knowledge of and interest in the Construction industry is desired
  • Good organisational, time-keeping and communication skills
  • Basic PC skills are required (Word/ Excel/ Outlook/ PowerPoint)
  • Awareness of the importance of accuracy and meeting deadlines is essential.

Closing Date:

Monday 29 April.