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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Justin Curry
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01132420303
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 402242JCY

M&E Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Company Overview:

We are an established recruitment agency specializing in connecting talented professionals with leading contractors in the construction & civil industry.

Our client, a large Tier 1 Contractor with a Wakefield based office, is seeking an experienced M&E Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a reputable company on prestigious projects.

Role Overview:

As an M&E Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing the commercial aspects of Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) projects, ensuring accurate cost control and contract administration. Your expertise in M&E quantity surveying and strong knowledge of the construction industry will be vital in delivering successful projects, meeting budgetary targets, and maintaining high-quality standards.


  • Provide accurate cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documentation for M&E projects.
  • Manage and negotiate contract agreements, including variations and claims, specific to M&E works.
  • Monitor project progress, costs, and variations, providing timely cost and value reports to the commercial team and project management.
  • Implement effective change control processes, ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and subcontractors, managing costs efficiently within the M&E discipline.
  • Provide guidance and support to junior members of the commercial team.


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience as an M&E Quantity Surveyor within the construction industry, preferably with a large contractor.
  • Strong knowledge of M&E contracts, including NEC and JCT.
  • Excellent understanding of M&E systems and installation methods.
  • Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare coverage.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Opportunity for career growth within a large, reputable contractor.

If you have the required experience as an M&E Senior Quantity Surveyor and are looking for an exciting opportunity with a Tier 1 Contractor, we invite you to apply for this role. Please submit your application, including an up-to-date CV, highlighting your qualifications and relevant experience.