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Quantity Surveyor

Requisition ID: 52233

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans Data Centers is recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to be based on a Data Center project in Newport, South Wales. 

The Quantity Surveyor will work with the project teams and assist managing the commercial performance of the projects.  The Quantity Surveyor will provide expert advice on all commercial aspects of the projects including the management of costs and contractual matters. 

What you will deliver? 

  • Carry out the commercial activities to meet the project objectives, by providing advice, guidance and support to the project team. 
  • Ensure compliance and governance in respect to various forms of contract including JCT, NEC etc. 
  • Handle the contract and execute financial reviews and continually monitor projected costs and control within budget. 
  • Take ownerships of and be responsible for the project cost budget and provide guidance and direction as required. 
  • Ensure variations to the contracts are priced and agreed at the earliest opportunity. 
  • Ensure commercial control of projects are maintained in accordance with company policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare and present financial control/WIP/CVR documents and submit reports as required for month end results, forecast and activity reports. 
  • Fulfil Health & Safety responsibilities by adherence to the requirements of the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Health & Safety Management Plans. 

What we can offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover equivalent to 4 times annual salary 
  • Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme  
  • Private Medical Insurance (Family Cover) 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 

  • A Quantity Surveyor with proven experience in the construction/M&E sector. 
  • The ability to communicate, influence and challenge to deliver results. 
  • Excellent team working skills and experience of dealing with project teams. 
  • Experience of working with a main contractor or large subcontractor. 
  • The ability to identify risk in project and implement and manage risks, procedures and contingencies. 

 Who are we? 

We are a strategic data center partner delivering every aspect of general contractor design, build, and commissioning for major data centers across Europe to provide new build, fit-out, complex retrofit, and upgrade through one point of contact. 

Leveraging decades of experience with Bouygues Energies & Services and Equans in data centers, we deliver to every aspect of client needs through sustainability, health and safety, and wider engineering considerations. At Equans Data Centers, we’re unique in our ability to bring clients complete in-house expertise across many facets of consulting, architecture, construction, and engineering. We are a true combination of global standardisation and local on-the-ground expert teams in every key European country to ensure the right level of localisation. We have total control of our supply chain, with the robustness of a global and European leader in construction behind us. And our most highly qualified and expert teams are focused on client success above all. 

This enables us to deliver data centers with the best possible quality, speed to delivery, and high repeatability and scalability – to realise client needs for cost transparency, low risk, continual availability, innovation, and certainty of planning and outcomes.  

With more than 1,200 highly skilled employees, across 8 European countries, Equans has delivered over 300,000m2 of data halls, exceeding 500MW of IT space for major Data Centers providers such as VIRTUS Data Centers, Digital Reality, Equinix, Vantage Data Centers, Stack Infrastructure, Cloud HQ and many others. 

Equans Data Centers is positioned to meet and exceed the increasingly demanding planning and capacity needs of hyperscaler and colocation businesses across Europe. 

What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.  

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.   

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.  

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.  

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

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