Quantity Surveying Placement at Network Rail

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
1st March 2019
Yorkshire and Humberside
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve
Civil Engineering Surveying

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Quantity Surveying Placement

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be part of the function that looks after everything from the traditional ballast and sleepers to cutting edge technical services. Throughout your placements you’ll develop your skills by supporting the commercial management of contracts, building supplier relationships and delivering the physical supply chain that underpins our infrastructure projects. You’ll spend time working through the various stages of the competitive tender process, carrying out site visits, chairing meetings and keeping a close eye on costs. Ultimately, you’ll be helping us maintain our high safety standards, eliminate business risk and achieve financial savings.

Why you should choose this placement

The placement offers a unique insight into how a government funded organisation works. The supply chain function is responsible for the sourcing and purchasing of all goods, works and services for Network Rail. You’ll learn how to source, procure and deliver to internal and external customers across England, Scotland and Wales.

Entry requirements

You must be in your penultimate year and be on course to achieve at least a 2:2 Degree in Quantity Surveying from an RICS accredited course.

About Network Rail

Our vision is a better railway for a better Britain

We aim to deliver a railway that is safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before, to help build a thriving, sustainable economy.

Britain’s railway does more than transport passengers and goods. It brings people and businesses closer together, which creates new jobs, opens up new markets and stimulates economic growth. We want to provide the best possible service to everyone who relies on the railway – passengers, train operating companies and businesses nationwide. Rail is vital to Britain's future.

How to apply

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