M&E Quantity Surveyor

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  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Client:


Our client are a multinational electric utility company, which operates in the fields of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy.

They are currently looking for an M&E Quantity Surveyor to be based in Leeds.

The position of M&E Quantity Surveyor is responsible for the minimization of project costs to enhance value for money whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. The Quantity Surveyor will assist the site team in delivering projects across on time, within budget and to the specification.

Responsibilities, skills and experience include:

  • Contract knowledge
  • Wide understanding of model form contracts (JCT/MF1/NEC etc.)
  • Ability to identify the most appropriate form of contract for the given use
  • Ability to draft contracts and assist in the process to apply appropriate risk/liabilities, often drawn from the Head
  • Contract
  • Ability to interpret and enforce contracts
  • Ability to support the site team on how to adhere to contract terms/ mechanisms
  • Subcontract Financial Reporting and Control
  • Monthly Valuations
  • Managing Variations
  • Final Accounts
  • Financial Reporting
  • Ability to interpret a CVR
  • Ability to create and maintain a CVR
  • Ability to develop forecasts (final position and cash flow)
  • Ability to develop and understand a project budget from which to ensure compliance

Working Experience

  • To maintain and apply a good understanding of business objectives in all aspects of the role
  • Experience of working in large organisations
  • Experience of working on district heating/ industrial installation projects
  • Experience of site working
    Experience of feeding into the delivery of a portfolio of Mechanical, Electrical and Civil projects through a diverse set of Senior PM's, Project Managers, Site Managers, Engineers and Designers
  • Ability to liaise with site teams, external parties and contractors to discuss the progress of the project and to address any issues that may arise
  • Ability to liaise with external contractors and suppliers to organize the phases of the construction development
  • Ability to influence
  • Ability to present information in a concise manner, both orally and written
  • Experience of working in a quality led environment, with full adherence to systems and procedures, and a focus on continual improvement for all projects
  • Ability to identify, monitor, mitigate and manage project and operational risks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Must have:

  • HNC / BSc / MSc / or other professional qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction Related Project
    MRICS or working towards APC
  • Quality led
  • Can do attitude
  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting
  • Time management and planning
  • Organisation
  • Methodological approach
  • High Attention to detail
  • IT/ Computer literate
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Work as part of a team and individually
  • Understanding engineering principles preferable
  • Good knowledge of construction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily

Please note that this is a contract position 15/04 to 14/08/19

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.