Mechanical Project Manager

Job Description


About This Role


Our client delivers leading-edge solutions with a single and determined focus on meeting the needs of its customers. They provide market leading mechanical and electrical services across the UK. From Arts and Culture, Bespoke Projects, Commercial Offices, Data Centres, Educational Facilities, Healthcare, Laboratories and Technology, Listed Buildings, Museums and Galleries, Residential and Hotels.  Our client is dedicated to providing a single focus and total service for all customers. Due to recent contract awards and increased future work, our client is looking for Project Managers for varying sized M&E projects. We are looking for applicants from different backgrounds, namely, electrical, mechanical and commercial backgrounds.

  • The Project Manager will manage all technical and commercial aspects of the mechanical and electrical installation on all projects
  • Ensure that operations on site are carried out in a safe manner
  • Ensure that the company’s business processes are followed in carrying out the construction project
  • Maintain good client relationships on the project
  • Review of the estimate / tender for the project, in conjunction with the project team, to fully determine and understand the conditions, requirements, deliverables, risks and liabilities of the works as defined and awarded by the client
  • Assessment and organisation of the resources necessary to execute the project in a safe, efficient and profitable manner, both in the regional offices and the site location
  • Communication to subordinates of all necessary information including contract conditions, specifications, drawings, work instructions and all within the clients policies and procedures for the execution of the project
  • Ensure the safe and efficient execution of installation, testing and commissioning works in accordance with the agreed installation methodology to the client's quality and programme requirements and in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Maximum utilisation of materials, plant and labour is to be achieved
  • Supervision and motivation of subordinates, including training and development, in the execution of the project and maintaining good industrial relations throughout
  • Establish a productive and harmonious working relationship with the client, achieve a clear definition of all of their client's responsibilities concerning design and co-ordination activities and develop contract opportunities
  • Ensure the efficient production of the engineering through to installation information in accordance with project conditions and requirements, taking account of the CDM and other statutory regulations and the client's safety, quality and programme requirements
  • Fitness for purpose and ease of maintenance is to be considered
  • Ensure the efficient operation of procurement, material control and costing policies and procedures, aid and assist in producing accurate and current procurement schedules and cost reports for senior management
  • Ensure the accurate and efficient provision of progress and productivity reports weekly and monthly to senior management
  • Access and handover records are to be maintained
  • Ensure the accurate and efficient provision of contract valuation performance reports monthly to senior management in accordance with company procedures
The above outlines the main duties and responsibilities of the position, however, this cannot be comprehensive and other duties, as directed by the company and within the job holder's capabilities may be required. The duties will evolve and be modified by changes within the company.
  • Ideally degree in appropriate discipline (a minimum of a HNC is expected), or suitable experience as Project Manager
  • Corporate membership of a professional body is desirable, together with evidence or recent management / leadership development
  • Client focused, strong leading Project Manager, capable of managing both M&E elements, needs to be capable of managing a team and subcontractors
  • Significant management experience within the construction or relevant support services industries
  • A strong understanding of technical issues and trends in the construction sectors including specialist markets, with an ability to differentiate against market propositions is essential
  • Proven track record of depth of experience in given field of expertise

About This Client


Client: This fully integrated, privately-owned, business services engineering firm is one of the leading M&E services contractors in the industry
Turnover: £170m
Location Coverage: UK 
Typical Roles and disciplines: Mechanical and Electrical Design, Estimating, Project Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, BIM Technician, Project Engineer, CAD Technician
Sectors: Arts and Culture, Bespoke Projects, Commercial Offices, Data Centres, Educational Facilities, Healthcare, Laboratories and Technology, Listed Buildings, Museums and Galleries, Residential and Hotels, Retail
M&E Services installed: HVAC, DX plant, domestic water services, BMS, medical gases, HV, LV infrastructure, lighting, power, fire alarms, security, specialist fit out, 3D modelling, BIM
Years of establishment: 30 years 
Awards won: RoSPA 2016, NICEIC 2006, B&ES 2015, Considerate Constructors 2015, CHAS 2016