Quantity Surveyor

We are looking to fill the position for a recent graduate Quantity Surveyor. Reporting directly to the Managing QS, the successful candidate will be joining an established and experienced Quantity Surveying department and would suit a skilled recent graduate who has the ability to progress quickly through to a confident intermediate who can hit the ground running on a number of upcoming projects JP Dunn has for 2023.

This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of projects including residential, commercial and public within a company that places training and career development at its core. We carry out projects for Tier 1 Clients and we are actively seeking driven professionals looking for a challenging career within an ever growing company.

All suitable candidates wishing to find out more about the job requirements or apply for the position should address their CV’s to Yllka Uruci at

JP Dunn requests no contact from agencies about this position.


Formwork Carpenter Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is for people who want to gain an academic qualification in formwork, while gaining professional experience.

Formwork carpenters shape wood, metal and other materials, which become moulds into which concrete or similar materials are poured to form a structure. This could be used to create anything from constructing foundations to a staircase or bridge. You’ll learn all the basic skills and knowledge you need to work in the construction industry and achieve a diploma in formwork carpentry.

The academic course will be over a two years period into day release (1 day / week). This course will be held at The Skills Centre Stratford. The company will cover all costs of transport to and from college, and college fees.

In between this formal training you will be mentored on one of our sites by an experienced carpenter.

The course at The Skills Centre includes practical training in the following:
• Interpreting diagrams and technical drawings
• Principles of setting out
• Fabricate and repair: wooden and system formwork
• Erect and strike: wooden and system formwork
• Erect and strike: crane handled formwork
• Concrete (mixes, volumes and placing).

You’ll also learn all the basic skills and knowledge including:
• Interpreting information
• Estimating resources
• Basic building methods
• Building elements
• Building materials.

You’ll also gain competence in:
• Mathematics
• English
• Health and safety
• Drug and alcohol awareness
• Mobile towers
• Safe use of ladders
• Manual handling
• Safe use of small tools and equipment.

At the end of your apprenticeship you will have the following qualifications:
• Level 2 Construction Diploma in Formwork
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Formwork Operations
• Level 2 Functional Skills (Maths and English)
• Personal learning and thinking skills.

Entry requirements


No formal requirements, but it’s useful to have GCSE grades A*-C in English, Maths and Technology.


• Communication skills
• Problem solving
• Creativity
• Head for heights
• Physical fitness

Please view the videos below for two previous candidates who have successfully passed through our apprenticeship scheme. These videos save a thousand words in describing the two candidates experiences. Interested candidates should apply to Ovi Gradinaru at All offers of an apprenticeship are subject to the successful completion of a three month probationary period.

The company can also offer apprenticeships in groundworks and other disciplines which again Ovi Gradinaru is able to provide information on.



Project Managers and Site Managers

High calibre candidates sought with track record of successful delivery of groundworks and RC structures projects. Successful candidates will need to be able to communicate with the client and with the
JP Dunn team and take the lead in every aspect of health and safety, quality and production.



Candidates required at various levels from graduate entry through to project engineer. All engineers must have finesse in achieving quality and accuracy.  Each engineer will be encouraged to follow a route through to professional membership of the Institute of Civil Engineers, a SMSTS qualification and a NVQ Level 6 achievement.


For all positions there are attractive employment packages available. Emphasis is placed on commitment, team ethic and good communication skills. If you believe you possess these attributes please write to our head office or email us at