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M&E QS - Vienna

  • Location: Vienna
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + accommodation, flights, living allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Function: Quantity Surveyor
  • Contact: Sarah Ford
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 07 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 32590/002_1709899980

Job Title: M&E Quantity Surveyor

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Join our dynamic team at, a leading general contractor specializing in large-scale construction projects. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality results and pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction. Currently, we are seeking a talented M&E Quantity Surveyor to join us on an exciting data centre project located in Vienna.

Role Overview: As an M&E Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of our data centre project in Vienna. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of mechanical and electrical quantity surveying, from initial cost estimates to final accounts. Your expertise will be vital in monitoring project costs, controlling budgets, and maximizing value for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate cost estimates and tender documents for mechanical and electrical works.
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering exercises to optimize project budgets.
  • Collaborate closely with the project team to track and control costs throughout the construction phase.
  • Evaluate subcontractor quotations and negotiate contracts to achieve the best value for the project.
  • Monitor progress against budgets and provide regular reports to stakeholders.
  • Manage variations and change orders effectively to minimize cost overruns.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and contractual obligations.
  • Support the commercial team in resolving any contractual disputes or claims.


  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as an M&E Quantity Surveyor within the construction industry, preferably on data centre projects.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems and their associated costs.
  • Proficiency in cost estimation software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Fluency in English; German language skills would be advantageous.
  • Right to work in Vienna is a MUST