Senior Quantity Surveyor
Building Services
West Yorkshire
£50k - £70k + Benefits

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 448| Posted: 10th May 2024

Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor – MEP / Building Services – Construction – Leeds / Yorkshire projects.


What Makes It Great?

-Local Yorkshire projects long term.
-Very busy main contractor group employer, with strong pipeline of local work.

-Personable employer, you’re a name not a number.

-Exciting times ahead and plenty of opportunity for career progression

-Industry leading main contractor, great place to learn and develop your experience.


Opportunity to join one of the UK's leading tier 1 building contractors, with an in-house Mechanical and Electrical engineering division.

Lots of long term local projects coming up in the Education and Healthcare sectors.


Job Info / Duties:

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.

What you'll be doing

  • 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 and prepare, maximise and agree Interim valuation applications
  • Liaise closely with the site project team on all project issue and attend project support meetings as and when required
  • Review schedule of attendances to be provided by the Main Contractor and ensure it reflects the tendered position
  • Regular communication is required with main Contractors, suppliers and sub-contractors and Regional Managers
  • 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
  • Define, evaluate, discuss, decide, produce action plans for and implement resolutions to any problems that may arise during work
  • Implement the company’s policy on Health and Safety in conjunction with the H&S Department
  • Examination and payment of sub-sub-contractor accounts including settlement of variation accounts, and issue of sub-contract notices as required
  • Identify areas of risk and opportunity
  • Adhere to, maintain and develop the ‘Key Responsibilities’/systems and procedures.
  • Undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Regional Manager



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


-Previous employment with a main contractor or M&E Subcontractor.

-Previous building services / Mechanical & Electrical / MEP sector experience  

-Previous employment as a M&E QS, Quantity Surveyor, Project Surveyor, QS, Commercial Manager or similar.

-Relevant industry qualification – HNC, HND or Degree etc.



The successful Senior M&E QS will receive:

  • £50k - £70k Basic (Dependent on experience)  
  • Car / Car allowance 
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • 3 additional long service days achieved after 3, 7 and 10 years
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and parental leave
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme – including financial advice and guidance.
  • Professional membership fees
  • Perks at Work Employee discount scheme offering discounts on a range of categories such as electronics, home appliances, food & groceries, car buying, travel, fitness and more.

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.
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