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The success of our business depends on our people. We take steps to ensure competence, confidence and take a keen interest in developing individuals. We have, as a result, employees who are genuinely enthusiastic, committed and attentive to our Clients’ needs.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer recognising the benefits of having a workforce that is truly representative of society, where every employee is valued and their knowledge and experience put to profitable use.

If you would like to be considered for a role within Maxi Construction please complete the form below, attaching a cover letter and CV.

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Status: Full Time

Type: Permanent

Location: Office Based Livingston with part-time attendance at University

Contact: action@maxiconstruction.co.uk

The Role:

An office-based Trainee Quantity Surveyor to assist in the commercial management of a number of construction projects from Award of Contract to agreement of Final Account.

The Candidate:

The suitable Candidate must be on course and achieve qualifications required for entry to a University part-time Degree or Honours
Degree course in Quantity Surveying; these are currently offered at GCU and Napier.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with commercial management of contracts ranging in value from £50k to over £3m
  • Attend site to measure work completed.
  • Assist with procurement, analysis and appointment of subcontract packages; payment and agreement of final accounts
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of monthly cost reports.
  • Where required work closely with Administration, Contracts Management and Estimating to gain additional experience


  • Qualifications required for acceptance to University to study for a part-time Degree or Honours
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills are essential.
  • This role would be ideally suited to a sixth year pupil, looking to study Quantity Surveying at University and seeking work experience during this period.

You have the opportunity to work with a close-knit team with a real family feel to the business.

In the first instance please submit your CV.

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Contact Us


John C Aitchison
Managing Director
E: johnaitchison@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Barry Simpson
Construction Director
E: barrysimpson@maxiconstruction.co.uk


Claire MacKenzie
Marketing Manager
E: clairemackenzie@maxiconstruction.co.uk

Contact us or call on 01506 442233

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