Senior Quantity Surveyor

Closing Date: 07/10/2021 @ 17:00

Position Description

We are currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support our growing Team in our fabulous new Head Quarters based in Banbridge. This post is a permanent contract and offers an amazing opportunity for a candidate that wants to gain experience with a progressive and dynamic company to further their career.

Job Summary

In this position you will play a key role in M&E disciplines of construction projects. Managing the costs from the early design plans, through to the Practical Completion & beyond.

Responsibilities include:

  • The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for securing the successful financial delivery of projects by controlling costs, progressing monthly valuations and managing variations and change orders.
  • Build, manage & maintain relationships with clients, contractors, other construction professionals, suppliers and site staff.
  • Maintain financial control of projects including monthly valuations, job costing reviews and final accounts.
  • Follow up monthly valuations to make sure that payments are received on time as per the agreed contract conditions.
  • Assist in the commercial activities of the business and provide support/advice in this regard to the Projects Managers as required.
  • Prepare on-time monthly valuations following site measurements and work-in-progress reviews.
  • Complete and submit project documentation and correspondence within agreed timeframes.
  • Process monthly subcontractor payments.
  • Review and approve contracts ahead of signing – highlighting any potential issues, assumptions and caveats.
  • Develop and implement robust processes and controls to increase efficiency and improve performance.
  • Engage Sub-contractors, handle negotiations, prepare sub-contract documents
  • Compile monthly progress reports for both the Contracts team & Commercial Manager.
  • Any other duties required to fulfil the requirements of the position.

Essential Criteria:

  • Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • At least five - seven year's post graduate quantity surveying experience
  • Ability to manage multiple contracts from inception to final account stage.
  • Ability to work alone & as part of a team.
  • Strong contractual knowledge of both JCT and NEC Forms of Contract.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Proven record of delivering on-time quality work within budget and with minimal supervision.
  • Full UK driving license.

Desired Criteria:

  • Two years’ experience in a construction or mechanical environment
  • Experience in financial planning and control of mechanical or construction projects.


Head Office, Banbridge


08:00-17:00, Mon – Thurs, 08:00 -15:00 Fri


Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

Commercial Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Full in-house training
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave

To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to
Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.

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