MEP Planner


Emma Roberts


Emma joined the company in 2014 as Resourcing Partner in M&E Building Services, covering Manchester, Leeds and the Humber. During this time, she identified an opportunity to specialise in recruiting for Document Control and Administrative roles within the construction industry, with the remit of covering the UK. 

Prior to this, Emma worked for 12 years in IDB operations, where she was involved in the bond and derivatives market, acting as an intermediary between major financial institutions to facilitate inter-dealer trading in the City of London.

When she’s not spending time with her two daughters, Emma loves to be working out at the gym and partaking in an array of sports, including mountain climbing, boot camps, running, swimming and skiing.

Where: Emma looks after roles in London and the South East


Job Description


Are you seeking a new exciting MEP Planning position with a leading, award winning M&E Contractor?

  • Are you seeking a new challenging Permanent MEP Planner position opportunity?
  • Exciting large projects in both public Sector and Private sectors to include Health and Social, Educational, Leisure, Commercial and Residential projects based in London.
  • Client offering genuine career progression
  • Excellent Salary and Package

About This Role


The sole M&E Planning Engineer for this National Contractor's London office you will lead and coordinate the delivery of all M&E/Building Services integrated programme from design through to commissioning handover for  major project. Dealing mainly with the project teams, understanding the project requirements and articulating that into a fully integrated and workable programme, guiding the project teams to success.

 Education / Qualifications:

  • A degree in an M&E/Building Services Engineering discipline would be advantageous
  • Professional Membership of appropriate Eng Institution


  • Considerable experience in a similar planning role


  • Ability to work within an integrated team
  • Ability to create and manage innovative solutions
  • Ability to inspire and motivate for exceptional performance
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Excellent team communication skills
  • Conversant with M&E/MEP systems and appropriate standards
  • Full understanding of what success looks like and how to achieve it


  • Establish and maintain relationships with the integrated project team
  • Report to the Operation Manager and be responsible for the M&E/Building Services planning element of the team
  • Develop a fully integrated M&E programme that leads to a successful handover of the project
  • Development of the integrated M&E programme, informed by handover, commissioning, installation, procurement and design
  • Identify key M&E interfaces on interface schedules to assist the project team
  • Identify key M&E dependencies on dependency schedules to assist the project team
  • Identify key M&E milestones, and develop milestone delivery sheets
  • Ensure that the programme is fully integrated with the main construction programme
  • Asta Power Projects and/or P6 (Primervera) software
  • Produce monthly progress reports
  • Carry out regular baseline programme reviews
  • Carry out regular critical path analysis reviews
  • Monitor cause and effect relationships throughout the programme
  • Integrate M&E suppliers programmes and monitor progress monthly
  • Manage M&E planning team, including performance management via one to ones process, and professional development via appraisal process



About This Client


Client: This independently owned and managed, market leading M&E Building Services Contractor specialises in Mechanical & Electrical engineering, technical facilities management and systems integration projects, with values of up to £335m
Turnover: Total Revenue £4bn
Location Coverage: UK & Ireland
No Staff: 2,856
Typical Roles and disciplines: Mechanical and Electrical Design, Estimating, Project Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Administration.
Sectors: Utilities, Education, Transport, Commercial, Retail, Health, Leisure, Residential and Government
M&E Services installed: HVAC, general and emergency lighting and controls, power, fire alarm systems and plumbing services
Years of establishment: 150+
Awards won: Proud winners of the Electrical Industry ‘'Major Contractor of the Year 2015' and "Large Contractor of the year award 2017"

Alongside a generous basic salary you will be rewarded with the following:

25 days holidays
Car or car allowance
Support for work-life balance
Private Health Care
Bonus scheme
Company Pension
Long-term sickness insurance
Support & funding of career development and further education