Pre-Construction Graduate

(Workplace Design and Build)
Full-time | London + European Travel

About Us:

Our client is a leading construction company known for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, innovation, and building strong relationships with our clients and partners.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Graduate Pre-Construction to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the pre-construction phase, working closely with the estimating and procurement teams. The role offers an excellent opportunity for professional development and career growth within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Take-offs for Subcontractor Tender Packs:
  • Measure and quantify construction materials from project plans and specifications.
  • Prepare accurate take-offs to support the creation of subcontractor tender packs.
2. Creating Bill of Quantities:
  • Develop detailed and comprehensive bills of quantities based on project requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness in the bill of quantities for tender submissions.
3. Liaising with Supply Chain:
  • Collaborate with the supply chain to obtain quotes, negotiate terms, and secure competitive pricing.
  • Assist in the analysis of tenders and selection of subcontractors and suppliers.
4. Deadline Management:
  • Work closely with the estimating team to ensure timely completion of tender submissions.
  • Assist in managing and organizing documentation to meet submission deadlines.
5. Cost Proposal Development:
  • Collaborate with senior team members to put together cost proposals for clients.
  • Progress from assisting with smaller projects to taking the lead on projects with a value of €500k and upwards.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in measurements and calculations.
  • Effective communication skills for liaising with internal teams, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Proficient in using relevant software for take-offs and bill of quantities (e.g., Bluebeam, CostX).
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and under tight deadlines.
  • Eagerness to learn and develop professional skills in the construction industry.

About Jak’s Commitment:

Jak is deeply committed to establishing an all-encompassing workplace environment for our clients that fosters and values diversity. Companies that embrace diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective have demonstrated exceptional performance. Above all, it is our ethical responsibility to cultivate an atmosphere where individuals from any background can thrive and reach their fullest potential.

Application Process:

Due to the high volume of applications received for advertised opportunities, Jak sincerely endeavours to respond to each application in a personalized manner. However, if you do not receive any communication within a week, we advise that your application may not have been successful on this occasion.

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