Engineering Cost Solutions in Construction



A M & E QS or Senior M & E QS  is required to join dcl. This is an opportunity for the right individual to join the practice and contribute significantly to its growth and direction. You will need to be a dynamic individual with the desire to succeed and an ability to manage clients and develop work.


Work will be both office based in Purley, or a more convenient central London location and on construction projects in London and the home counties.


Five years plus QS / Commercial experience is essential and a demonstrable knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, plus a reputation for providing a quality service to your customers.


                Salary :                             Substantial package to attract the best


                Employment status :        Permanent following six months probation


                Location :                         Purley, Surrey and site office in London and the home counties


                Working Hours :              8.30 to 5.30 Monday to Friday


                Responsible to :               Mark Diviani - Director


Principle Duties :


Procurement and procurement advice


Contractual advice and support


Measuring and describing construction work


Undertaking the valuing of variations and change orders


Preparation of budgets and cost plans


Cash flow forecasting


Preparation and agreement of final accounts


Ability to deal with contractual issues such as extensions of time, loss and / or expense, terms and conditions etc.


Support / preparation claims in contractual disputes


Personal Qualities :


Part 1 - Key experience and qualifications


Five to seven years relevant experience


Good all round knowledge of the construction industry


Construction related qualification or degree in quantity surveying, preferred but not essential


Professional membership of the RICS, A Cost. E or CIOB preferred but not essential


Possess excellent written, oral, interpersonal and negotiation skills


Knowledge of IT and the ability to proficiently use word and excel


Clean driving licence


Part 2 - Abilities, Skills and Knowledge


You will need to be a confident individual able to communicate well and interact with clients and project personnel


You should have the desire to become involved with the future development and strategy of the practice


Self motivation and the ability to work on your own initiative is essential


You will need to be a team player with the ability to work under pressure and have the ability to manage projects unsupervised


You will on occasions be expected to manage, control and supervise junior members of staff


How to Apply


To apply for this position please send via email a comprehensive cv to


Interviews will be held ASAP to suit candidates requirements.

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