Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Canterbury Christ Church University
Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week
Smart Casual




The trainee will generally work under the supervision and guidance of senior members of the Modus team and will typically involve:
  • Measurement and quantification of construction works
  • Assist in compilation of construction costs, estimating and cost planning
  • Assist in the preparation of contract documentation
  • Co-attend site visits and/or meetings with as requested
  • Support the preparation of tender documentation
  • Assist in the preparation of cost and progress reports and the production of interim valuations
  • Assist with the implementation of change control procedures and contractual notices
  • Have a basic understanding of contract requirements and assist with contractual correspondence
  • Hold a minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points (or equivalent) or a BSc or BA degree
  • Good technical writing and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • A team player, who is personable, confident and polite and can be diplomatic when required 
  • Well-organised with good time management skills and the ability to work to time critical deadlines
  • Be proactive with a practical and inquisitive mindset and a willingness to learn, develop and adapt
  • Ambitious and goal-oriented with a ‘can-do’ attitude
Faversham, Kent
Starting salary of £15,000 - £18,000 with annual appraisals as the candidate gains experience, in-house structured training programme to align with the RICS competencies, with 6 monthly reviews to ensure the correct training is being delivered, fully funded academic studies for BSc/MSc, with paid day release to undertake studies, mentoring to achieve “Chartered” status with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), 

23 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, flexible working hours, a hybrid working (working from home) policy, regular team lunches and events, our office dog, Rufus! and the opportunity to work for an ambitious and growing practice.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to Martin Munday: