Surveyor Graduate Application & Interview Tips

This page provides you with application and interview advice provided directly by graduates working in Surveyor

Application Advice: Be prepared to travel.
Interview Advice: Do your research on the company you wish to work for. Have a genuine interest in the industry you are about to join.
Assistant project surveyor, South east at BAM Construct UK
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Application Advice: Take your time and don't rush, especially when it comes to the aptitude tests.
Interview Advice: Be passionate, this job requires dedication and you need to be willing to put the effort in. Prove this in the application stage and even, like myself, you don't come from a construction or engineering background you can still make a name for yourself here.
Graduate Quantity Surveyor, Major Projects at Balfour Beatty
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Application Advice: Be confident in your professional ability. Site experience isn't compulsory, however any hands on experience may prove invaluable.
Interview Advice: Be confident!
Assistant Project Surveyor, at BAM Construct UK
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Application Advice: Do it - it's fantastic
Interview Advice: Research landlord and tenant law
Surveyor, at Network Rail
Application Advice: I would advise an applicant to understand the company they are applying for. Gerald Eve offers a unique opportunity and is much more welcoming then other large corporate firms.
Assistant Surveyor, Industrial Lease Consultamcy at Gerald Eve LLP
Application Advice: Good grammar is always important.
Interview Advice: Maintain a professional behaviour and know vital information about the company and the current industry environment.
Project Surveyor, Residential at EC Harris LLP
Application Advice: Be yourself.
Interview Advice: Be prepared, well presented and make sure you research the company and why you want to be part of the team.
Graduate Cost Consultant , Quantity Surveying at EC Harris LLP
Application Advice: Make sure you have researched the role and got a recognised RICS acredited degree so you can go on to become chartered.
Interview Advice: I was asked the usual stuff such as 'why would you suit the role' but also asked technical questions which were role specific e.g. what is an extention of time, what is retention, name some construction contracts which you know of.
Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Commercial at Laing O'Rourke
Application Advice: Research the company and be prepared; have knowledge of who BNPPRE are and what we do. Be prepared to be asked some technical questions on the surveying sector and what's happening in the industry currently.
Graduate Surveyor, Building Consultancy at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: Learn about the company. Understand the role of various departments Be able to work as part of a close team
Assistant Surveyor, Investment at Cushman & Wakefield
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