Quantity Surveyor - Mechanical

Location :

UK Flexible (home based role with national UK travel)


CHP & District Heating




Up to ₤60000

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for a new challenge? Would you thrive within an exciting organisation embarking on large growth?

Our client is looking for a Mechanical QS to join their team due to ongoing business growth. They are a leading European manufacturer of pre-insulated piping products for district heating, decentralised energy and industrial energy systems. Aside from being a renowned supplier of piping products, they are also involved in turn-key project installations comprising of the full project lifecycle i.e. planning, project management, construction, installation and monitoring.

The Role:

Responsible for the financial management of Contracts, in partnership with the Managing Director and/ or Project Managers.

Key duties:

  • Vet contract documentation on receipt from client to ensure compatibility with the company’s tender and subsequent negotiations
  • Vet contractual terms and conditions and negotiate amendments with the client where required
  • Produce commercial risk register for each contract. Monitor risk and assist in implementation of agreed mitigation measures.
  • Prepare and issue enquiries for major plant & equipment and sub-contract packages. Vet quotations commercially and negotiate price and terms with vendors. Issue resultant purchase orders
  • Prepare and submit applications for payment and/or Invoices, obtain payment certificates and progress client payments in accordance with contractual provisions
  • Measure, submit and agree variations, loss & expense and/or compensation events in accordance with contractual provisions to facilitate prompt agreement of final accounts
  • Monitor on-site record keeping. Prepare and issue notices in accordance with contractual provisions
  • Prepare and submit monthly cost value reconciliations and cash/ spend profiles. Attend contract review meetings
  • Measure, certify and agree sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts. Prepare and issue contractual notices to sub-contractors
  • Ensuring that all cost management projects are completed on time and to budget
  • Assist the Finance Department in securing payment of invoices and/or applications for payment

The Ideal Person:

  • A Quantity Surveyor with a Mechanical bias
  • Background in Utilities, District Heating, Energy from Waste, Anaerobic Digestion, Renewable Energy and/ or Decentralised
  • Good commercial awareness/ acumen and negotiation skills
  • Experienced with resolving difficult or disputed accounts to finality
  • Excellent internal and external communication skills with customer focus
  • PC literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of Financial and Contract Management software packages is advantageous
  • Good motivational and organisational skills with the ability to use initiative and prioritise workload
  • Flexible with national travel, as projects are UK-wide