Mechanical Quantity Surveyor

Strong Group are currently working with an already-established, growing Mechanical specialist in Kent who are actively searching for a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor to join them on a permanent basis.

This is an office-based role, with visits to site as and when needed.

This role would suit a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor who has amassed at least 3+ years’ experience in a similar role.

Projects are in Commercial Fit Out.

Project locations are mostly Central London.

Job Description for a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor:

  • Prior experience within the Commercial Fit Out market
  • Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies to ensure their proposals will work
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Negotiate contracts and work schedules
  • Allocate work to subcontractors and oversee their work at all stages of the construction
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control during construction
  • Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on contractual claims and disputes
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Value completed work, oversee bills and arrange payments
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations

Person Specification for a Mechanical Quantity Surveyor:

  • Written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write clear reports for conveying complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and develop relationships
  • Numerical and data analysis skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • IT skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
  • Team work skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site
  • Project management skills
  • Resilience, determination and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Good commercial awareness
  • A practical, logical and methodical approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.

Salary for this role has been quoted as £50,000 – £60,000 pa plus package.

Please do apply with a copy of your CV to / 020 3967 5020

Gerard Sathi

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