Careers

CAREERS AT RJA CONSULTANTS

RJA Consultants is a busy private practice of Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers with ambitious growth plans for the future. Due to success in securing a wide variety of prestigious projects across the UK we are looking for more talented and driven individuals to help us deliver a fantastic service to our clients.

Why choose RJA Consultants…..

  • Rewarding career where we help you to achieve your potential
  • In house and external training and support
  • Focus on personal development
  • Stimulating work environment and regular social activities
  • Good rates of pay with regular reviews
  • Opportunities for progression

To apply please send your CV and letter of application, stating clearly which position you are applying for, to liza@rjaconsultants.com

 

Current Vacancies

APPRENTICE QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Not all future surveyors want to go straight to university full-time and would prefer to ‘earn and learn’ by completing a part-time university degree at the same time as working.

This approach takes 5 years, maybe less depending upon exemption from previous courses.

Applicants must recognise that distance learning requires significant time commitment in addition to the working day and 1 day’s study time per week, spent at university.

Applicants must achieve appropriate UCAS points to allow application onto the part-time degree course, coupled with sufficient grades at GCSE Maths and English.

Degree & Training

  • 5 year degree course
  • In-house quantity surveying training
  • RICS accredited degree
  • BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying
  • Entry onto the RICS ‘APC’

Training

  • Nottingham Trent University
  • 1 day per week at university during term time

Requirements

  • Minimum target 112 UCAS points
  • GCSE in English and Maths, grade B or equivalent minimum
  • Offer conditional on meeting the entry level criteria

Outcome

  • Upon completion of the course the Apprentice will have 5 years work experience and be eligible for the RICS APC assessment
  • Potential chartered surveyor in 5-6 years
  • Professional career path
  • NO STUDENT LOANS/DEBT
CLERK OF WORKS

We are looking for a talented individual with a keen interest in construction quality. Applicants should have a minimum of ten years experience in the construction industry and possess a good knowledge of construction technology and modern methods of construction.

The role will involve regular site inspections on predominantly residential developments across the Midlands and occasionally further afield. You will be responsible for checking the contractor’s compliance with the contract drawings, specification, Building Regulations and Building Warranty standards and producing a short report of your findings following each visit. You will carry out snagging inspections prior to Practical Completion and issue lists of identified defects.

Applicants from experienced Clerk of Works and from other relevant professionals such as Site Managers, Building Control Inspectors, Building Warranty Inspectors etc are welcomed.

You will need a full clean driving licence and your own car. Mileage to and from the site will be reimbursed.

In return we offer:

  • Rewarding career where we help you to achieve your potential
  • In house and external training and support
  • Focus on development
  • Stimulating work environment and regular social activities
  • Good rates of pay with regular reviews
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Flexible working (applicants who wish to work from home and/or may prefer part-time working or a freelance position will be considered for this role)
QUANTITY SURVEYOR/ESTIMATOR

We are looking for a talented individual with excellent estimating and tender documentation skills. Applicants from either a private practice or Main Contractor background are welcome.

A construction related degree would be beneficial but not essential, as suitable experience and ability to carry out the role are the key requirements of this job.

You should be experienced in preparing construction cost estimates, schedules of work, builder’s quantities, Bills of Quantities and tender documentation generally. You will have a good working knowledge of building contracts and be familiar with using bespoke measurement software e.g. Masterbill, although training will be provided.

The role will involve some post-contract quantity surveying duties although the principal focus will be on providing excellent pre-contract services to our clients.

In return we offer:

  • Rewarding career where we help you to achieve your potential
  • In house and external training and support
  • Focus on development
  • Stimulating work environment and regular social activities
  • Good rates of pay with regular reviews
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Flexible working
QUANTITY SURVEYOR/PROJECT MANAGER

We are looking for a talented individual with excellent core quantity surveying and project management skills. Applicants should have a degree in Quantity Surveying and either be Chartered or willing to work towards Chartered status.

You should have a minimum of three years experience running your own projects from inception to completion including estimating, measurement, tender and contract documentation, valuations, cost reporting and final accounts.

Experience of traditional and design and build contracts is required and you should be fully conversant with providing Employer’s Agent services as well as traditional QS duties.

Candidates should be capable and willing to balance the requirements of running a number of projects with limited supervision and should be focused on delivering the very best service to our clients.

In return we offer:

  • Rewarding career where we help you to achieve your potential
  • In house and external training and support
  • Focus on development
  • Stimulating work environment and regular social activities
  • Good rates of pay with regular reviews
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Flexible working

Working with RJA has been a
very positive experience & we
have found RJA staff to be very
competent. Very pro-active
project management, and QS
service. I would recommend RJA
without hesitation.

Development & New Business Manager, Longhurst Group

Excellent service, prompt replies to questions and fast feedback. Great management of contractors. Happy to thoroughly recommend.

Treasurer, Powell and Welch Almshouses Charity