Quantity Surveyor (Operations & Maintenance)

6 days left

35000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + dependent on experience
13 Apr 2021
11 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The company:

Vital Energi operates in the Energy sector providing a comprehensive service including design and installation, operating decentralised energy generation and multi-utility network distribution schemes based on low carbon / zero carbon technologies. The company also provides tailored energy management schemes to measure, monitor and manage energy consumption.

Vital Energi continues to produce energy efficient heat and power systems and consumption reduction solutions with long term cost benefits for clients in a broad range of markets including Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Commercial, Residential, and Local Authority. Vital Energi has also started to build its first Waste to Energy plant at a site in Drakelow, Derbyshire.

The Role:

The main purpose of this role is to assist with the financial management of O&M Contracts, in partnership with the Contracts Managers and/ or Engineers. Responsible for assisting the senior members of the commercial team on numerous projects with the procurement, sub-contractor accounts and variation accounts, as well as being responsible for managing your own project work.

Key Duties:

* Vet contract documentation on receipt from Client to ensure compatibility with the Company's Tender and subsequent negotiations

* Prepare and issue enquiries for Plant, Materials and Sub-Contract packages. Vet quotations commercially and negotiate price and terms with vendors. Issue resultant Purchase Orders

* Prepare and submit Applications for Payment and/or Invoices, obtain Payment Certificates / Authorisation and progress Client Payments in accordance with contractual provisions

* Measure, submit and agree Variations and/or Compensation Events in accordance with contractual provisions

* Monitor on-site record keeping (Eagle Records / Timesheets)

* Review Eagle to ensure that we claim all reactive work and call outs

* Prepare and submit monthly Cost Value Reconciliations and Cash/Spend Profiles (Trading Forecast). Attend Contract Review Meetings

* Authorisation and coding of Suppliers' and Sub-Contractors' Invoices and submission to Finance for payment

* Measure, certify and agree Sub-Contractors interim valuations. Prepare and issue contractual notices to Sub-Contractors

* Assist the Finance Department in securing payment of Invoices and/or Applications for Payment

* Preparation of monthly Commercial Reports and CVR Summary working with the Management Accountant

* Management of annual indexation in accordance with contractual provisions

* Risk management on Energy Performance Contracts working with our Performance Reporting team to ensure that we protect our position with our client

The Person:


* 5 GCSE passes (grade A to C) including Maths and English (or equivalent).

* Minimum qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent


* Good commercial awareness

* Provide assistance to clients, contractors or work colleagues.

* Carry out other duties consistent with the nature, responsibilities and seniority of your post.

* Ability to respond promptly and efficiently to contract adjustments and alterations

* Ability to effectively prioritise and carry out tasks in a high pressure environment

The Package:
•Competitive salary (depending upon experience)
•Contributory Company Pension Scheme

•Employee Assistance Programme

•Gym & Wellbeing Centre at the Head Office
•Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
•33 Days Holiday including BH

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.

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 you for your interest in Vital Energi