Quantity Surveyors

Vacancy for Quantity Surveyors

Vital Energi is at the forefront of delivering efficient low carbon energy solutions across the public / private residential, retail and commercial sectors throughout the UK. We operate in a rapidly expanding market for Heat and Power Solutions and, as one of the UK’s market leaders; we design, install, operate and maintain environmentally friendly energy generation and energy distribution systems. 

Vital Energi is experiencing rapid and extensive growth, resulting in the Commercial Department requiring additional resource in terms of Quantity Surveyors (at all levels – intermediate through to senior), based at our Head Office in Blackburn (Century House).

The Role:

You will support the Commercial function, working closely with the Contracts Managers and/ or Project Managers within the Engineering functions, in undertaking the following:

  • Vetting contract documentation and contractual terms and conditions; negotiating amendments with the client where required
  • Monitoring risk and assisting in implementation of agreed mitigation measures; producing the commercial risk register assigned to the contract.
  • Preparing and issuing enquiries for major plant & equipment and sub-contract packages
  • Preparing and submitting applications for payment and/or invoices, obtaining payment certificates and progressing client payments in accordance with contractual provisions
  • Measuring, submitting and agreeing variations, loss & expenses and/or compensation events in accordance with contractual provisions to facilitate prompt agreement of final accounts
  • Preparing and submitting monthly cost value reconciliations and cash/ spend profiles. Attending contract review meetings
  • Measuring, certifying and agreeing sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts. Preparing and issue contractual notices to sub-contractors
  • Assisting the Finance Department in securing payment of invoices and/or applications for payment

The Person:

You will need to have a solid understanding of a commercially viable environment. Ideally you will be HNC/ degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Building Engineering Services (or equivalent) and will:

  • Have knowledge and working experience of Mechanical / Electrical services and/ or utilities
  • Be able to demonstrate commercial awareness/ acumen and negotiation skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with proven experience in resolving difficult or disputed accounts to finality
  • Hold a full valid UK driving licence, be willing to work away from home and be flexible with your hours of work
  • Be PC literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience of Financial and Contract Management software packages would be advantageous

If you have the relevant experience and personal qualities to join our team and are looking for a new challenging and rewarding role, please forward your CV, along with your current salary details/ expectations to Ella Stokes, Group HR Manager, HR Department.

Salary:              Competitive

Closing Date:    Ongoing          

Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thanks for your interest in Vital Energi.

The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements. 

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

Vital Energi Utilities Ltd is not accepting unsolicited CVs from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs submitted to any Vital Energi Utilities Ltd employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Vital Energi Utilities Ltd. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.