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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Building Services Engineer

Burstall, IP8, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £350 - £450/day

JOB TITLE: MEP Resident Engineer (Building Services)

Building Services Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical)
start - 22/04/2024
Ipswich, Suffolk
£(Apply online only)/day

End of 2024 - possible extension

Full-time on site (some weekend work occasional) - 10 hrs/day
Outside IR35

Team size - around 8 onsite + 2x more needed and then a few more from the site management team

Deal with contractors/sub-contractors

Check quality of install - don't need ability to do work but have an understanding of it

Proactively plan what situations arrive when, etc

Main Purpose of role
Responsible for monitoring of Contractors and their compliance to the designs, specifications, and RAMS, identifying and coordinating interfaces, monitoring performance and progress, liaising with design coordinators for Contractor TQ's and proposing technical solutions, finishing and close-out of the MEP works to cost, time & quality.

Reports to
• Project: Building Services Project Manager
• Functionally: Head of Building & Civil Engineering

• Senior Project Manager
• M&E Project Engineers
• Site Manager
• Quantity Surveyors
• Engineers and Designers
• Procurement specialists and Buyers
• Client
• Subcontractors and suppliers

Key Responsibilitie s & Duties:
The role encompasses the monitoring, inspection and coordination of Subcontractor installation and commissioning of the following services:
• Hot & cold-water systems
• Lighting (internal and external)
• Electrical distribution (LV)
• Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (HVAC)
• Telecommunications
• Security systems (building and CCTV)
• Fire Systems
• Lifts
• Bund Water Control units

Role specifics:
• Monitor the programme on daily basis and ensure that critical path is not affected
• Report any programme deviations to the Building Services Project Manager and discuss/propose any corrective measures at site level to maintain the project end date unaffected
• Coordinate the interface works in line with programme and design requirements
• Review Method Statements and Risk Assessments
• Carrying out regular inspections of the work on site.
• Comparing completed work with drawings and specifications to ensure they are consistent or that variations have been through correct approvals processes.
• Resolving issues as to the interpretation of agreed drawings and specifications.
• Measuring and sampling products and materials to ensure they meet all required quality standards.
• Identifying defects, providing options for correcting them and facilitating and keeping records of any amendments subsequently required.
• Monitoring and reporting on progress to clients, project managers, design team members and quantity surveyors.
• Maintain (and update daily) the Snag/Punch list
• Undertake snag/punch list closeout with the clients' representatives
• Coordinate with the Principal Contractors Temporary Works Coordinator (PC TWC) in accordance with BS 5975
• Works within Limits of Authority
• Ensuring timely decisions on open issues, escalating if necessary.
• Chair technical and progress meetings with subcontractors and internal stakeholders
• Attend client meetings
• Manage TQ's with tenderers and subcontractors and the client and ensure responses are provided within the contractual period of reply
• Ensure that relevant work documentation (RAMS, temporary works register, ITP's) are in place and approved prior to works commencing
• Support the site manager and Site Safety advisor in the development of H&S culture at site level and in organising audits of subcontractors
• Ensure that quality of the works is in line with approved design. Ensure that all nonconformities issues will be recorded at site level on specific NCR forms and include these in the NCR database. Liaise with Quality Manager in Projects and SPM to report deviation from quality standards and measures that are in place to address these issues.
• Undertake frequent site walks daily (Must be seen regularly around the construction site and be known to the client and contractor's workforce)
• A clear eye for detail you will be able to produce results that will push the project to closeout (RIBA 6) on or before schedule
• Conduct regular site safety tours together or without SHE Advisor
• Ensure all equipment on the site has the appropriate documentation available verifying it is safe to use. In the event that documentation is not in place, ensure equipment is quarantined
• Issue daily / weekly / monthly reports to the Work Package Manager (inc. taking and upload daily progress photographs)
• Ensure that all key site documents will be properly stored in the project folder
• Ensure all site installation records are captured efficiently in the Red mark-up drawings which will be issued to SPM / Work Package Manager
• Monitor Contractors for compliance of site rules and task specific RAMs
• Liaison with site personnel on the allocated works and deliverables.
• Ensuring professional stakeholder management.
• Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, for example, Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information.

• > 10 years experience within the Building or Industrial Services industry

Qualifications & Competence Requirements

• Experience within the Construction, Process and/or Industrial sectors.
• Strong understanding of building services installations.
• Proactive attitude.
• Familiar with BSRIA BG 6.
• Ideally having an HNC/HND or above in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent e.g. NVQ4 or above in building services.
• Qualifications in:
• 18th edition electrical installations
• City & Guilds electrical inspection & testing
• City & Guilds design, erection & verification of electrical installations
• Good standard of IT literacy - especially MS Office 365 solutions.
• Assertive and strong personality
• Good understanding of CDM Regulations 2015
• Good understanding of Health & Safety Legislation
• CSCS Technical, supervisory or managerial card


• Membership of a relevant professional body e.g. CIBSE or IET
• Experience of design & build projects
• National Grid Person & BESC
• HSE First Aid at Work

Compliance Responsibilities
a) Safety. To ensure the health and welfare of the job holder (and his/her team if applicable) in accordance with Siemens Health & Safety policy.

? Project specific training passports i.e. NG Persons training. (Mandatory)
? CDM knowledge and experience. (Optional)
? IOSH Managing safely on sites (Optional).
? Travel is an essential part of this role and the job holder shall comply with the relevant Driver and Travel policy documents
? Driver awareness training (Optional)
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