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M&E Quantity Surveyor

M&E Quantity Surveyor

Currently available is an opportunity to join a specialist Electrical & Mechanical contractor which is going through a period of rapid expansion. This an exciting time for our organisation and we would like a key individual to join our project delivery team.

As the Project Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for all commercial aspects, from Tender enquiries through to final account negotiation with our clients. Your duties will also include cost monitoring, variation and subcontract contract management.

Dyer & Butler Electrical was established by an electrical team with extensive knowledge and experience of the UK Airport sector. Electrical works include Aeronautical ground lighting (AGL), LV distribution, Lighting, Cable Management inc installation, Aircraft head of stands equipment, testing & inspections, surveys and energy management. We have experienced growth in both our airports work as well as off airport project works. Off airport works includes Electrical installation projects, rail/tube and office refurbishment.

Our company ethos is to provide the right team with the correct skill base and experience to deliver projects with minimal fuss and a non-confrontational approach. Consequently we have developed successful long standing relationships with our client.

Overview / Responsibilities:

The M&E Quantity Surveyor is responsible for the following tasks, some of which they will implement directly

  • Plan, organise and manage the activities associated with the surveying of projects
  • Analyse, identify and have knowledge of the conditions of contract, ensuring compliance and obligations are met by the project team.
  • Maintain all contract commercial files required for substantiation of accounts utilising company’s documentation management system, workspace.
  • Issue sub-contract orders and take responsibility for ensuring that all commercial and contractual aspects are satisfactorily considered and implemented
  • To provide detailed M&E financial reporting in accordance with company procedures.
  • Provide detailed financial information on all financial aspects of a contract as required by our internal team.
  • With the Finance team, Prepare and submit interim/final applications and invoices for works and to ensure payments are received in accordance with the contract or statute payment conditions.
  • Familiarity with and carry out the duties of contract administration with relation to standard forms of contract ie NEC3
  • Review current commercial processes and provide ongoing development to ensure best practice.
  • To provide detailed M&E financial reporting in accordance with company procedures.
  • Identify any variations/risks to contracted works. Producing estimates/quotations that detail the costs/risks/extension of time requirements as is necessary for submission to the client.
  • Analyse monthly, in conjunction with the Project Manager / Engineer, the Contract performance in progress and value / cost terms and review variations to budget/forecast.
  • Carry out monthly contract review meetings and prepare detailed job performance reports for works in progress.
  • Any other ad hoc duties that the role might require


Experience, Qualifications and Characteristics:

  • Qualified Quantity Surveyor with minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Experience with NEC3 contracts
  • Exposure to Airports or Safety Critical environment preferred.
  • Enjoy being part of a team
  • Ability to develop or maintain relationships
  • Reliable
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer Focused
  • Full 5 year work history for site passes




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** Dyer & Butler Electrical is an equal opportunities employer **

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"Dyer & Butler Electrical's attitude has been very positive – consistently going that extra mile when needed and working collaboratively with other parties. I will have no issue in recommending DBE in the future to anyone requesting assistance with electrical works."

Anton Hart,
Gatwick Airport Ltd.