Quantity Surveyor
Building Services
South Wales
Competitive Basic + Benefits

M&E Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 357| Posted: 27th Nov 2023

M&E Quantity Surveyor - South Wales - Merthyr Tydfil


What makes it GREAT?

-Opportunity to join a leading M&E / Building Services contractor, part of a larger reputable Tier 1 UK Building Main Contractor group.

-Includes Flexible working / some remote work

-Working on an interesting Healthcare / Hospital project. 


Job Role:

Supporting the Commercial Team to provide regular contractual and financial information to monitor the achievement of project objectives, to assist with the vetting of sub-contract documents prior to execution and generally to maximise the financial return in respect of each project, as described herein.


Key Responsibilities:


-Vetting and negotiation in connection with the proposed sub-contract documentation to achieve the best deal for the company;

-Production and submission of cash flow forecast (Internal/External);

-Assist the project contract engineer in the preparation of the sub-sub-contractor enquiry document, collate and prepare sub-sub-contract documents and agree with sub-sub-contractor;

-Provide advice on suppliers/sub-sub-contractors quotations;

-Produce monthly WIP’s reports to agreed deadlines;

-Obtain written agreement on suppliers/sub-sub-contractors final accounts, in conjunction with the project contracts engineer;

-Collate and prepare in agreed format, variation measurement details for submission to the Main Contractor/P.Q.S;

-Preparation of final account including agreement of variation account;

-Analysis of the sub-contract tender to prepare format for valuation applications.


Internal Communication

-Co-ordinate fully with all other disciplines/departments;

-Attend project support meetings as and when required;

-Liaise closely with the site project team on all project issues;

-Communicate with Regional Managers on potential problem areas;

-Prepare schedule of attendance’s to be provided by the Main Contractor and circulate for internal and external domestic use.


External Communication

-Regular communication is required with main Contractors, suppliers and sub-contractors;

-Attend meetings with the above as and when required;

-Prepare, maximise and agree Interim valuation applications.


Planning and Control

-Monitor performance against project cost/value making recommendations and implementing agreed action;

-Assist in the monitoring of project progress relative to agreed sub-contract programme and if necessary issue of appropriate ‘formal’ notices. Preparation of contractual claims under the main contract and domestic sub-sub-contracts.



-Administer and maintain Surveying internal filing system;

-Production and receipt of project correspondence;

-Follow and maintain the company’s procedure on quality assurance.



-Assess in conjunction with engineering, drawings produced in order to assist in the identification of variations.


Problem Solving

-Define, evaluate, discuss, decide, produce action plans for and implement resolutions to any problems that may arise during work.




  • Examination and payment of sub-sub-contractor accounts including settlement of variation accounts, and issue of sub-contract notices as required.


  • To develop and maintain the ‘Key Responsibilities’/systems and procedures;
  • Identify areas of risk and opportunity;
  • Undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Regional Manager;
  • Comply with all latest company policies and internal control procedures.


To be considered for this M&E Quantity Surveyor role you must meet the following criteria:

- Previous employment as a M&E quantity Surveyor.
-Comprehensive and proven experience in MEP industry.

-Extensive experience of working on live projects and concluding final accounts.

-Experience of procuring major works sub contracts.

-Experience in managing, mentoring and developing staff.

-Commercially managing the MEP element of building projects.

-Exposure to resolving disputes.

-Technical knowledge of the construction industry (MEP).

-Sound knowledge of all industry standard forms of contract.

-Extensive experience of commercial processes associated with live projects.

-Understanding risk within the construction process.

-Understanding of the relevance of the construction programme / critical path.

-Operating both JCT and NEC contracts, including Target Cost projects.

-Appreciation of NEDO price indices and formula.


The successful Mechanical & Electrical Quantity Surveyor will receive:

*Competitive basic + benefits
To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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