Quantity Surveyor - Mechanical

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Mechanical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester Area
Reference: RTG-QS-Man-PS
Contact Name: Patrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2017 12:06

Job Description

Russell Taylor Group are currently recruiting Quantity Surveyors and Assistant Quantity Surveyors across the UK and have an urgent requirement within North Manchester.

Should you be degree qualified and have experience working within the UK as a Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager, please do get in touch with Patrick today for further discussion. –


The Company

Our client is a leading provider of air movement and ventilation solutions, delivering projects throughout the UK. These projects range from Nuclear and Industrial Processes, to Healthcare, Retail, Commercial and Leisure. A dedicated provider of the highest level of quality and service for all its customers.

The delivery teams have gained considerable experience through working with a wide range of clients, encountering the most complex of ductwork designs and installations. We pride ourselves on being a proactive solution provider working with all disciplines, from concept to completion


The Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Private Healthcare
  • Car allowance & Fuel Card
  • Lodge and Salary Uplift if working away


The Role

Responsible for assisting with the overall day to day management of the commercial and surveying aspects of new-build/install, refurbishment and design and build/install projects.

  • Assist on Manage/monitor/report on all commercial aspects of projects
  • Attend handover meeting to receive project from estimating/sales dept.
  • Assist with the management and produce/take off Bill of Quants (BoQ)
  • Assist with the cost control document using information from final agreed contract pricing documents
  • Participate in identifying areas of risk/scope and develop/monitor with the project team
  • Produce valuations/applications/claims in line with contract requirements
  • Identify and secure reimbursement of variations to the contracted scope of works
  • Maintain positive cash flow and maximise profitability on project
  • Develop and maintain accurate cost reporting/monitoring/forecasting for:
  • Preliminaries vs. budget
  • Manufacturing cost vs. budget
  • Installation works vs. budget
  • Design cost vs. performance
  • Increased cost/market trends
  • Produce monthly status report (CVR) including items listed above
  • Produce accurate internal cash flows for projects in line with published timetable
  • Produce accurate external cash flows for projects in line with contract requirements
  • Formulate a working relationship with all members of client team
  • In conjunction with project team, select/agree subcontractor & materials supplier enquiry list
  • Register and acknowledge receipt of all project enquiries from potential subcontractors and suppliers
  • Participate in procurement of subcontract works packages and any material/equipment ‘supply only’ packages



The Person

  • Recognised qualification in Quantity Surveying or construction related subject, BSc Degree preferable.
  • Minimum 2 years recent work experience relating to above role and responsivities
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and logical skills
  • Able to work accurately with figures
  • Full UK/EU driving licence



To find out more call Patrick from Russell Taylor on 0151 737 5560. Alternatively, email