As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor (Chartered) you will be bringing life to various projects! You will be in a client facing role, building strong relationships with the customer. The role will involve working both indoors and outdoors, engaging with numerous departments with a wide variety of activities to carry out.

Activities may include:

  • Learning about the different business functions and what our contacting business does​.

  • Reviewing and preparing client accounts​.

  • Quantifying projects from drawings. ​

  • Generating payments and sub-contract purchase orders​.

  • Understand Tarmac’s financial cycle and how and when documents need to be submitted to meet tight deadlines.​

  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed​!​​

While learning in your day-to-day role, you will complete our Professional Quantity Surveying Programme, giving you a good grounding to start an exciting career in our industry. Further details of the qualification can be found here: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/chartered-surveyor-degree-v1-2. This gives the opportunity to become chartered in your field. ​

You will also be enrolled in our business core skills programme, providing further opportunities for personal development, networking and business exposure.​

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:

Qualifications required:

  • Three A levels (or equivalent) at Grades A*-C including English, Maths and Science, or a level 3 apprenticeship


  • Enthusiastic about starting a career in the building materials industry!​

  • Passionate about working safely​.

  • A team player.​

  • Commercial mindset.

  • Negotiation skills​.

  • Willing to learn and develop.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: West Malling, Kent, England
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/109/2306