Quantity Surveyor- Sprinkler System

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Job description - Quantity Surveyor.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £30,000.00-£60,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking

Hours of work:

  • This role is for a full time position working Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00 at our head office in Wakefield.


My client is a specialist providers of low-pressure water mist and sprinkler systems with a reputation for delivering an exceptional and proven product to its clients across a wide spectrum.

Based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, the company operate from premises close to Junction 39 on the M1, which facilitate its Design, Sales, Commercial and Administrational staff whilst encompassing a functioning product demonstration area.

Their company is based on integrity, trust, teamwork, and quality. These values have helped them remain the leaders of the WaterMist and Sprinkler industry for decades and will do for many years to come.

About the role:

They are expanding their commercial team and currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor. Working in a relatively small commercial team alongside the Commercial Manager, inclusive of general administrative duties, you will be given responsibility to maintain commercial and contractual control over ongoing schemes.

Previous commercial experience is desirable however candidates from any M&E and/or construction management background will be considered, provided you possess the willingness and ability to learn and progress.

This position represents an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor ready for the next step in their career, seeking more responsibility and a chance to break through any professional ceilings they may have encountered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contracts management.
  • Accounts management / credit control - facilitate the collection of retention.
  • Identify commercial risks and help develop suitable responses.
  • Analyse project progress.
  • Liaise between site managers, project managers, site engineers and the client.
  • Communication with clients and external parties.
  • Provide project focused support to Commercial Manager, Managing Director and other members of senior management.
  • Meeting coordination and management of company calendar.
  • Production of documents, reports and briefings for clients and internal senior management.

Desired experience and Attributes:

  • Previous experience within construction management and/or M&E/sprinkler works.
  • High level of contract understanding and commercial awareness.
  • Ability to clearly and professionally negotiate contract matters to reach the desired outcome.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • IT proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proactive, confident and able to work on own initiative, as well as part of a team.

Reference: 52723104

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