Adderstone Group

LONDON - Quantity Surveying Or Construction Management Placement student

Closing Date: 03 July 2020

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    Contract | Full-time

Adderstone Group's London office is looking to recruit a student from either a Quantity Surveying or Construction Management degree course, to work on a pipeline of development and management opportunities in and around the capital as part of their placement year in industry.


The role will involve a wide range of duties as detailed below:

  • Assist in appointing design teams including architects, structural engineers and mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Preparation of building material schedules which are sent out for competitive tender. Evaluation of returned tenders.
  • Liaison with site managers to ensure materials are scheduled and ordered to site requirements and timings.
  • Liaison with utility companies with regards to new contracts supplies.
  • Attendance at pre-start meetings with sub-contractors to discuss programme of works etc.
  • Ensuring that all current drawings are filed on both the electronic and hard copy systems, and that all revisions are copied and issued to site.
  • Liaison with Builders Merchants to order miscellaneous small items of materials and plant e.g. PPE.
  • Liaison with clients and client representatives regarding scheduling and completion of snagging items.
  • Assist in collating cost information to produce final account statements.
  • Assist in property management and general maintenance of commercial and residential assets, including regular site inspections and managing service charges
  • Assist with viewing potential acquisitions and preparing headline development appraisals
  • Assist with legal filing and keeping track of court timelines regarding any ongoing construction litigation
  • Liaising with building control to ensure properties within the portfolio stay complaint
  • Assist with planning applications from initial design and viability to securing planning with the local authority
  • Perform any other general administrative duties, as required.


Please register your interest by submitting your CV with covering correspondence to Philippa Gray, Director,


Details of salary, hours and holiday entitlement will be confirmed at interview.


Deadline: Friday 3rd July 2020. Early applications are encouraged.

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