Irwin M&E

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Electrical Quantity Surveyor (REF EQS0224)

Position: Electrical Quantity Surveyor
Department: Quantity Surveying Team
Reporting to: Electrical Quantity Surveyor Manager
Status of post: Full-Time Permanent
Salary: Remuneration Package will be competitive and in line with experience
Location: Flexible, working out of either our Portadown or Mallusk Office

Irwin M&E is driven by values based on loyalty, safety, innovation and success

Job Role

The role of the Electrical Quantity Surveyor will be pivotal to Irwin M&E’s ongoing growth and success. This exciting new role will involve working with other experienced Quantity Surveyors to develop and grow our QS department. You will work on our long-term Health and Government contracts that we have been recently awarded. You will be responsible for the management of Final Accounts and also tender bids for small or mini tenders, from receipt of documents and paperwork through to final submission of both MTC Final Accounts and fixed tenders.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

This includes, but not limited to the following:

Fixed Price Tenders

  • Evaluate bid requirements from tender documentation, drawings and specifications
  • Produce tender bids that are accurate, competitive and compliant
  • Identify and effectively assess any risks within the tender bid
  • Prepare estimate summary reports
  • Negotiate the optimum prices from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Work within given timescales
  • Participate in handover of successful bids to the contracts team

 Measured Term Contracts (MTC)

  • Completion of site surveys and provide full site measure of proposed / completed works
  • Preparation of pre-measured budget costs and measurement for Final Account using Qudos & Barcellos software
  • Survey and Preparation of Quotations using MTC rates
  • Preparation and submission of Interim Valuations
  • Preparation and submission of Final Account (measurement, certs, quotes, invoices, dayworks, photos etc)
  • Support Contracts Manager in the development and delivery of a variety of contracts on time and within budget in order to maximise profit potential
  • Liaising, negotiating and relationship building with clients and consultants
  • Provide financial management of contracts preparing necessary interim claims to assist with cash flow management within the business
  • Monitor accounts submitted to client and action as appropriate to resolve issues

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Time served Electrician
  • Articulate with excellent communication skills
  • Strong IT ability, experience working with Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to manage your own workload
  • UK Driving licence

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Ability to demonstrate good team ethos
  • Desire to self-develop and expand knowledge

The Company Offers

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Working alongside experts in their field
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well being
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Additional holiday increase with length of service
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award – monetary gift
  • Health, wellbeing and social calendar of events
  • Long service awards

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Irwin M&E’s continual growth. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and feel you have the ability to meet our criteria, then please send your CV to

We are a Responsible Body for AccessNI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 29th February 2024 at 4pm.


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