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Trainee Surveyor

Haringey London Borough Council
Haringey, London (Greater)
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Housing, Management and Maintenance
Job role
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Overview

You will be required to:

  • learn to place orders for the subcontractor and major supply orders
  • understand valuations for payment to clients
  • learn to prepare subcontractors payment certificates in accordance with their terms and conditions of contract
  • learn how to agree interim payments and final accounts of subcontractors and deal with all retention issues
  • learn how to deal with disruption claims
  • learn how to apply for release of retentions sums upon completion
  • learn how to obtain the certificate of making good defects
  • work with staff as part of a team and support colleagues

Desired Skills

  • Ability to work with a range of partners and situations.
  • Ability to work flexibly across Diamond Build Group.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • To hold a valid driving licence

Personal Qualities

  • Clear spoken and written English
  • Accurate with figures
  • Highly motivated
  • Confident when interacting with colleagues, partners and staff
  • Good manner with people
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good sense of humour


  • Proven record of success at school/college
  • A-level (or equivalent) for university entrance
  • Good organisational and presentation skills
  • General business awareness, a practical mind and sound judgement
  • A good understanding of financial processes
  • An ability to work with other staff constructively
  • An ability to make decisions
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines and problem solve – ‘thinking on your feet’ and handling pressure
  • Excellent time keeping

Recruitment Process

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Closing Date

1 August 2021

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