Engineering & Maintenance Consultant

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  • Job Reference: PR/000352
  • Job Title: Engineering & Maintenance Consultant
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £55,000 + Package & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • This position has been filled

The role is responsible for provision of a wide range of technical consultancy and support services to clients related mainly to engineering aspects of Facilities Management.

Main Duties:

  • Promotion of best practice in maintenance operations, maintenance strategies, schedules and audits
  • Developing facilities management strategies and forward maintenance planning advice
  • Provide fact-based guidance and consultancy services that help those involved in designing, constructing and operating services in buildings.
  • Benchmarking buildings (operation, maintenance and energy)
  • Advice on building services design from an operational perspective
  • Investigations into incorrectly performing assets
  • Identify business development opportunities with a primary Facilities Management focus
  • Commercial responsibility for projects and quality assurance
  • Lead projects and develop new areas of work
  • Deliver technical presentations including training, and promoting the business to individuals or groups
  • Undertake site visits and liaise with clients, building and maintaining client relationships
  • Develop networks of contacts within the FM arena and develop involvement in sector related organisations like CIBSE, BESA and BIFM.
  • Support the updating of guides in subjects within own area of expertise, developing content for publications and training courses.

Key Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Hard services facilities management including maintenance strategies and asset management principals
  • Professional/ academic Degree level qualification in facilities management or building services related discipline and/or extensive experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and orally to audiences with a range of technical understanding
  • Advanced report writing skills (both technical and academic reports)
  • Presentation and preferably training skills
  • Good knowledge of client relationship management
  • Project management skills, including risk management with advanced decision making skills
  • Understanding and experience of good commercial practices
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a range personalities
  • PC literate with a working knowledge of software packages such as Microsoft Excel and Word Methodical with a practical ability and approach
  • Experience of working within a quality system ensuring good record keeping to ISO 9001
  • Analytical skills

The post is a nominal 37 hours per week, 8:30 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 8:30 – 16:30 on Fridays.

Benefits include a Pension Scheme and 26 days holiday per year, childcare vouchers, etc. This is an office-based post in Berkshire with the requirement to travel in the UK.