Sphere Solutions Ltd
We are currently working on behalf of one of the UK’s largest and best known building contractors. they carry out some of the region’s highest profile schemes and in particular carry out a lot of projects in the health sector. Due to ongoing growth within this division they have approached us with the need to recruit an experienced Building Services Manager, initially to deliver the M&E aspects of a £50 million project in London, followed by a £200 million hospital project in the centre of London.
You will be responsible for the following:
To ensure your team of mechanical and electrical engineers take responsibility for ensuring that Mechanical, Electrical and PH works undertaken on site are completed safely maintaining quality, program and cost.
Carry out weekly meetings with the team, MEP Contractors, to review the following matters and schedule forthcoming activities in line with Job Book.
Contractors design, program and progress.
Monitor and report on Contractors Procurement and Labour schedules
Review Method / Risk / Health and Safety statements
Testing and commissioning program and process (with CML)
RFI schedules and progress.
Quality Management of MEP installation instigating Test and Inspection Plan
To ensure best practices are promoted across the company, and provide a fulcrum to promote innovation and continuous improvement.
Provide specific technical reports on request.
Ensure that tenders received from subcontractors are in accordance with required specification and assists in the development of the companys bidding / supply chain.
Advise the bidding / construction team on costs of M&E design, including considerations to changes in specification and details.
Ensure that the clients requirements are correctly interpreted and taken account of up to completion of the M&E design whilst having regard to the companys contract sum.
Evaluate all tender returns from subcontractors for inclusion into the companys tender.
Review M&E design information at tender stage and undertake full design gap analysis to advise the bidding team of any design shortfalls.
Produce Value Engineering options
Ensure MEP tenders are compliant with BREEAM expectations
Ensure MEP tenders are compliant with Part L Building Regulations regarding Carbon reduction management
Evaluate potential costs for Statutory services as budgets
Attend site visits during the tender process
Assist, when required, in tender settlements.
Ensure M&E designs and details produced are economic and do not exceed budget or estimated cost without good reason and are in conformance with the specified or detailed requirements for quality.
Carry out cost checks on M&E design proposals and escalate serious deviations as appropriate.
Monitor, coordinate and control the flow of M&E design information to ensure the timely release of information for construction activities.
Ensure the M&E design is validated on completion of the works.
Attend main design team meetings.
Arrange and lead M&E design meetings with subcontractors and clients.
Liaison and management of M&E subcontractors.
Produce Risk and Opportunity Schedules Management of Statutory Services Providers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Telecoms
Deliver the M&E aspect of the project within the authorised budget, optimising cost and quality parameters.
Ensure that production controls are in place for monitoring, reporting, benchmarking works and improving performance.
Assist in the production of O&M manuals on the completion of the project.
Arrange and lead specific workshop design meetings with M&E and necessary design team members.
Document control. Vet and comment on technical submissions.
Prepare and agree quality inspection and test plans specific to M&E scope of works with M&E subcontractors.
Witness stages of installation and sign off of systems testing.
Witness equipment pre-commissioning testing.
The management and closure of NCRs (non-conformance reports) and corrective action reports.
Oversee the M&E document quality produced by the S/C.
To comply with Health, Safety and the Environmental requirements on each contract, in compliance with current legislation and as contained within the Health and Safety Management System. Where unsure and assistance is required liaise with the appointed Health and Safety Advisor.
Suitable candidates will come from the following background:
Have proven Health/Hospital project experience – Please note – This is absolutely essential for this role.
A Solid and consistent main contractor background gained with large and well known contractors.
Experience of ‘larger’ projects – Circa £20 million upwards
Reside within commutable distance of the South London area and be prepared to work in Central London.
On offer is an excellent remuneration package, as well as long term career security working on flagship projects across the London region.
Contact G Wilson at Sphere Solutions for further details.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a large and well established building contractor who are growing rapidly and can offer genuine long term prospects…… click apply for full job details