M&E Surveyor

  • Location

    Cambridgeshire, England

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steven Hawkins

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Asset Management M&E Surveyor


Surveying and Asset Management (S&AM)

As a member of the Asset Management team you will be responsible for liaising closely predominantly with fellow engineers and consultants within S&AM in a role with wide ranging responsibilities and scope for development. Having a strong building services engineering background, either as a tradesperson or through an M&E design/facilities management career, you will have a good working knowledge of engineering plant, equipment and an understanding of applicable building services standards.

Your role:

  • Undertake asset verification, condition or dilapidation surveys on Mechanical and Electrical Plant.
  • Assess and provide specific insight into the condition, performance and operational risk of M&E systems by undertaking non-intrusive inspections.
  • Correctly identify, anticipate and if appropriate, research all M&E assets expected in any built environment.
  • Gather and analyse as much information as is available on-site from the assets, Building Management Systems and O&M Manuals if required.
  • Where required, review statutory compliance documentation pertaining to Building Regulations, H&S and Fire Safety.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with on-site engineers and staff to gain access to all areas within a site.
  • Follow clear instructions without deviating from a set approach and methodology.
  • Report writing
  • Undergo a full DBS (CRB), SC check if required.

Operational Delivery

  • Perform the function of M&E Asset Surveyor on S&AM operational projects.
  • Manage client relationships at operational level with project teams and FM Service Providers.
  • Prepare professional client reports and dashboards to a high standard on progress against S&AM deliverables.
  • Review lifecycle expenditure requests on behalf of clients and comment of appropriateness and technical / commercial robustness.
  • Work with the project teams, FM Service Providers and other S&AM team members to generate or review lifecycle plans.

Technical / Commercial

  • Collating information from client projects and the industry to develop and maintain up to date and robust pricing information which supports the S&AM function.
  • Identify ways to reduce cost, improve efficiency and drive best value across client portfolios.
  • Maintain a library of information on M&E elements including strategic providers on product types rates and activity cycle.
  • Develop solutions based on relevant best practice
  • Contributes to the delivery of innovative solutions for clients
  • Ensure that costs are managed and controlled to ensure the achievement of project profitability

About you:

  • Experience in building services engineering and asset maintenance/replacement
  • Engineering qualifications, ideally having been time served in an Electrical/Mechanical trade
  • Experience of working within the built environment
  • Experience of utilising reporting tools
  • Experience of interpreting information and undertaking analysis of information from differing sources to formulate a conclusion
  • Ability to work away from the home office and potentially abroad
  • Suitability for security clearance
  • Knowledge of asset management principles
  • Able to build strong working relationships with other stakeholders whilst ensuring that the best interests of the projects are promoted and maintained
  • Experience with web based (database) software platforms



  • Possess an eye for detail.
  • Problem solving in complex environments.
  • Excellent written and presentational skills.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office suite of programmes.
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexible and versatile
  • Team player
  • Driving licence


It is essential that the post holder has an academic qualification in mechanical and/or electrical engineering/building services or related discipline at least up to HND level or equivalent.

The candidate should ideally already possess or to be actively working towards a professional qualification in engineering, or facilities management.