J. Murphy & Sons Limited

Graduate Quantity Surveyor - South

Source: Talent GB

Quantity Surveying Graduate Programme – September 2022

About Us

Murphy Group is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property. Murphy Group employs around 5000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

Murphy Goes Green

  • 28% reduction in carbon emission intensity (tenth year in a row)
  • 98% of waste diverted from landfill
  • Introduced cleaner burning Gas-to-Liquid fuel (first construction company in the UK)
  • Installed electric and hybrid car charging points
  • Working towards being Net Zero by 2030
  • Graduate Programme

    Murphy are hiring Graduate Quantity Surveyors to work closely with our commercial managers. This is an exciting opportunity for graduates to join an established Contractor.

    Finish university and start your career for real, as you join the Murphy Graduate programme at one of our offices or sites. Plunge yourself into our world, keep your eyes open for every opportunity, and in just two years, you’ll find yourself well on your way to achieving a professional qualification with support from your dedicated Mentor. We are committed to the development of our quantity surveyors and our graduate programme is closely aligned with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors


  • Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required
  • Preparation of Valuations/Application for payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Management of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts
  • Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers
  • Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change
  • Challenge & manage in cost control / cost mitigation
  • Ensure the correct site records are maintained
  • Have an up to date Cost to Complete and Risk analysis Register for the projects(s)
  • Preparation, negotiation and agreement of change events, extension of time claims, final accounts etc
  • Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required
  • Ensure appropriate Client Management is initiated and maintained
  • Assist QS with site quantities and measures for monthly valuations.
  • What do we look for?

  • Construction Experience (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC & JCT) and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Above all, we need people who will adopt our values and strive to live them:

  • One family, one team, one murphy
  • Always deliver
  • Integrity & respect
  • Never harm
  • Continually improve
  • Location

    As a Construction and Civil Engineering company we have projects, big and small, based across the UK and Ireland. We want you to experience as much as possible when you join our graduate programme, there are a whole host of skills and competencies we want you to gain and as part of our graduate programme, there may be an opportunity for you to rotate around our projects depending on business requirements and project size so that you can maximise your learning and exposure to your field of study.

    How will I learn?

    In short, by grabbing every chance you get. Alongside working on some fascinating, challenging and occasionally jaw-dropping projects, you’ll also be part of our Murphy Learning programme, where everyone has ownership of their own training. You decide what skills you want to gain, with support and guidance from your manager. We call it the 70:20:10 principle, and it goes like this:

  • 70% learning on the job, challenging yourself with new projects and responsibilities
  • 20% learning through others, training and networking with senior managers, colleagues and industry leaders
  • 10% structured learning, choosing training courses that fit your needs and your team’s aims
  • Entry Requirements

    Quantity Surveying Degree or equivalent

    Additional Requirements

    Due to the nature of our work we require you to have a full clean driving license.

    3 days ago

    Null, England

    J. Murphy & Sons Limited

    Full Time

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