Interim Building Services Engineer (Life Safety and Critical Systems)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000697
  • Job Title: Interim Building Services Engineer (Life Safety and Critical Systems)
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £49,000 OR Equivalent Rate
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a well-represented education establishment are seeking a Building Services Engineer to join their team for an initial period of 9 months.

THE CLIENT IS LOOKING FOR

  • Specialist experience in life safety and critical systems (fire safety and sprinklers, emergency lighting, generators, UPS systems) is essential.
  • Evidence of ongoing self- development/training
  • Extensive practical experience and relevant technical knowledge including the management of maintenance operations using contractors and directly employed staff
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of maintenance operations in a large multi- site organisation
  • Project management, contract procurement and service management in changing environment

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, prioritise, coordinate and deliver projects/tasks; liaise closely with other Professional & Technical staff within Estates to ensure coordinated, effective, customer focused solutions and delivery.
  • Provide relevant specialist advice and support to colleagues and customers to meet the overall mission.
  • Procure, commission and manage a range of services using internal and external providers/ service contracts as appropriate.
  • Draft minor project briefs and documentation, specifications and service standards; manage tender process, service delivery and the performance of service providers, including contractors and DLO as appropriate.
  • Carry out pre-handover testing, inspecting and commissioning.
  • Assist in the procurement of equipment and services, drafting briefs/instructions, defining requirements, attending demonstrations etc.
  • Manage/undertake inspections, surveys, risk assessments, feasibility studies and diagnostic fault finding and initiate appropriate actions; establish the most practical and effective resolution of problems.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge to carry out professional services activities e.g. Dilapidation assessments, insurance assessment and claims, third party wall, DDA, Building Regulations, historic buildings etc.

 

This person will specialise in life safety and critical systems and will lead the preparation, prioritisation, co-ordination and delivery of assigned projects and programmes, including:- Planned works, Long Term Maintenance, one-off projects and business improvement work-streams.

  • Plan, prioritise, coordinate and deliver projects/tasks; liaise closely with other Professional & Technical staff within Estates to ensure coordinated, effective, customer focused solutions and delivery.
  • Provide relevant specialist advice and support to colleagues and customers to meet the overall mission.
  • Procure, commission and manage a range of services using internal and external providers/ service contracts as appropriate.
  • Draft minor project briefs and documentation, specifications and service standards; manage tender process, service delivery and the performance of service providers, including contractors and DLO as appropriate.
  • Carry out pre-handover testing, inspecting and commissioning.
  • Assist in the procurement of equipment and services, drafting briefs/instructions, defining requirements, attending demonstrations etc.
  • Manage/undertake inspections, surveys, risk assessments, feasibility studies and diagnostic fault finding and initiate appropriate actions; establish the most practical and effective resolution of problems.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge to carry out professional services activities e.g. Dilapidation assessments, insurance assessment and claims, third party wall, DDA, Building Regulations, historic buildings etc.
  • Manage maintenance projects ensuring compliance with specifications, cost estimates and timescales.
  • Prepare regular management/performance information to Team Leader and E,M&I Senior Management Team as required.
  • Manage delegated budgets for assigned programmes and service provisions.
  • Liaise frequently with other Estates Project Managers to ensure that maintenance needs arising from new construction and major refurbishment are recognised, recorded and planned for.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely compilation and maintenance of essential records and data; maintain relevant records, inputting data to systems as required; assist in the compilation of detailed asset registers.
  • Contribute positively to EM&I’s collective approach to managing the effective procurement and performance of service providers, including service standards, costs, health & safety.
  • Drive Contactor management (Financial, Quality, Site management/safety, and Performance) taking ownership as client representative on project works, service delivery within role.

To apply, please send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com or click the ‘apply now’ button below.