Building Services Engineer (Heating and Hot Water) (Temp to Perm)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000698
  • Job Title: Building Services Engineer (Heating and Hot Water) (Temp to Perm)
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Circa £50,000 Or Equivalent Rate
  • Job Type: Temp to Perm
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, a well-represented education establishment are now looking for a Building Services Engineer to join their team on an initial Temporary Basis with the potential to progress a more long-term position.

This role will specifically be responsible for the management of heating, hot water and gas.

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.

 

 

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/undertake inspections, surveys, risk assessments, feasibility studies and diagnostic fault finding and initiate appropriate actions; establish the most practical and effective resolution of problems.
  • 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 Contractor management (Financial, Quality, Site management/safety, and Performance) taking ownership as client representative on project works, service delivery within role.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Experience working in accommodation/residential or similar will be advantageous
  • Experience with gas regulations, boilers, pumps and pressure vessels is key
  • 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

 

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