Building Services Project Engineer (Local Authority)

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South East
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£26.00 - £30.00 p hour
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Great opportunity with this S Coast Local Authority within their property services team - This post plays a key role in supporting the M & E Maintenance Manager, the Facilities and Building Services Manager and team. This is a contract post within the Mechanical & Electrical sub-team of Facilities and Building Services Team within Property & Design which was created after a significant increase in workload. The Outline: To manage, control, coordinate and be responsible for 3 mechanical & electrical building services projects namely HTH - VRF rectification work. Project budgets circa £200K. Reporting directly to the Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Manager. Job Description Main Duties & Responsibilities Expert knowledge of building services contract management, building construction and service procurement. In-depth knowledge and experience of tendering procedures, contract administration, and management. Commercial awareness in the field of contracting and service procurement and developing systems for cost controls in service provisions. The ability to work corporately in accordance with strategic priorities and within budget provisions. Well-developed negotiation skills and proven ability to communicate effectively with tact and diplomacy, verbally and in writing with a wide range of people. Excellent organisational and presentation skills, including keyboard skills. Use of computerised ordering system, computer-aided design package, spreadsheets and word processing. High level of financial awareness including the setting and controlling of budgets. Good working knowledge of all Construction, Mechanical and Electrical and Health and Safety related Legislation. Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet targets and deadlines. Ability to use expert technical diagnostic experience, skill and judgement to identify faults, arrange remedial works, solve problems and make decisions. An understanding of the work of other parties and the ability to relate to clients, private and public bodies and to act as part of a corporate group. Ability to work in teams and an outgoing friendly disposition. Person Specification To be able to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Equalities and to be able to carry out duties in accordance with the Council's Equalities Policy. Keen knowledge of sustainability and its application in modern day build engineering practices. Personal Attributes Either a HND/Degree in M & E Building Services related, an HNC/HTEC in a building services discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience in providing an in-house, cost-effective mechanical engineering service within a multi-disciplinary team or an ONC/TEC in a building services discipline with a minimum of 8 years experience in a similar level of post. Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on 0207 422 7377 or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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