JOB TITLE: Principle Engineer (M&E)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Slough
Job Reference : 10913 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 23/09/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + 15% non contributory pension
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Position: M&E Principle Engineer Location: Slough area Package: £35-40,000 % Benefits including a 15% non contributory pension Overview: Leadership of the team responsible for the operational activities of the buildings estate, including planned maintenance, specialist term contracts, statutory compliance, reactive maintenance and preparations for functions across the building network.


Job Description

Position: M&E Principle Engineer
Location: Slough area
Package: £35-40,000 % Benefits including a 15% non contributory pension

Overview:
We are looking to recruit an M&E operational professional to take a leadership role responsible for the operational activities of the property maintenance and building service section.
You`ll be looking after planned maintenance, specialist term contracts, statutory compliance, reactive maintenance and preparations for functions & events, and to have responsibility for service delivery, project and programme management and maintaining stakeholder relationships across specified areas of the buildings network.

Key Responsibilities:
*Property Management:
To be responsible for the conservation, repair and maintenance of the building services in specified areas of the Estate as well as the provision, operation and supervision of day-to-day M&E maintenance work and projects from the annual works programme.

*To ensure that the building services and structures that house them within specified areas of the Estate are regularly tested and inspected and that work is programmed, planned and scheduled accordingly

*To be responsible for the end-to-end management of a range of works, varying in scope and scale,l includes: planning; preparation of specifications, schedules of work, sketch plans and simple working drawing; management of the tender process; appointment of contractors; supervision through to completion and settlement of final accounts

People Management

*Working in close liaison with the Maintenance Supervisor, to oversee works and drive the performance of contractors and the in-house team to ensure that works are completed on time, within budget and to the required specification and quality standards

Compliance and Risk Management

*To ensure compliance with statutory duties and legislative requirements and that associated policies and procedures (internal and external) are known and adhered to; to carry out the role of 'nominated person' for particular systems; to check and monitor competence of staff, consultants and contractors that are assigned to work on the systems; to report regularly regarding statutory compliance to the 'responsible person' and the 'duty holder'; to ensure that corrective measures are taken when necessary to address any issues of non-compliance

Financial, Contract and Systems Management

*To ensure all financial, tender and contract management processes comply with internal procedures, and that financial authorisations fall within delegations

*In conjunction with the Maintenance Supervisor, monitor the performance of contractors to ensure works are completed within budget, on time, to the required standard and provide best value

Technical skills and Experience:
*Fundamental understanding of M&E principles and exposure to HVAC, BMS.

*Educated in a relevant discipline (HND or HNC) with substantial hands on technical M&E experience, ideally gained within an environment of occupied spaces. Experience of managing and maintaining historic / listed / Grade 1 buildings would be a definite advantage but is not essential.

*Adept at managing stakeholder relationships, with a diplomatic and collaborative approach, natural interpersonal skills and influence at all levels

*Experience of cost control and contract management, ideally gained within a value for money environment

*Good project management skills. Able to manage a varied portfolio of work, adapt to changing circumstances and prioritise work/resources

*Have good people management and contractor relationship management skills

*IT literate with a good working knowledge of MS Office and ideally CAD. Experience working with a Building Management System a strong advantage.

It is essential you have a consistent and traceable 5 year history within the UK as the role will require security clearance.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.





Job Keywords

M&E, HVAC, Contract Management, Building Services, BMS



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