A Local Authority based in Essex is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant mechanical engineering qualification, proven experience delivering with residential works including fire alarms, lifts etc., and ideally experience in a similar local authority setting.
The main purpose of the role is to deliver the full range of mechanical engineering requirements across all schemes associated with Housing.
Fully contribute to the work of the Technical Services Team in maintaining and improving the Borough's housing stock within a framework of improving quality and cost effectiveness.
The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;
Carrying out site surveys preparing schemes for tendering including specifications, bills of quantities, schedules, etc.
Preparing contracts for Building Services work, ensuring full contractual supervision for both maintenance and new installations schemes.
Design of systems and installations relating to energy distribution, ventilation, water pipes and all other mechanical and plumbing installations as well as other related services within domestic and commercial buildings.
Ensuring and authorising payment of invoices for the works, keeping records and measuring the performance of contractors.
Preparation and submission of annual estimates.
Assisting the Technical Services Manager, Surveying and Engineering Team Leader and Technical Compliance Manager in compiling estimate, budgets, surveys and reports.
Carrying out thorough site supervision of all related work in progress.
To advise clients on related service matters as required.
To attend and supervise breakdown & repair work.
To maintain an appropriate system of recording all technical information.
To assist other Technical Services staff as directed by the Technical Services Manager.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;
Qualifications: BEng, BSc in relevant engineering subject, e.g, Building Services Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
To be fully conversant with gas, water and building Regulations.
Mechanical experience, following indentured or qualified training.
Ability to plan, survey, design, specify and supervise contracts.
To have a good understanding of Asbestos Regulations.
Current driving license and have the ability to travel within the Borough.
Ability to effectively assimilate procedural and technical details to support the management of contracts and programmes.
Ability to use MS Office and specialist property and services IT packages.
Ability to organise and prioritise workloads to meet required targets and deadlines.
Excellent Analytical and problem solving skills with a good eye for detail and design.
The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a negotiable rate of at least £22 - £25 p/hour Umbrella Ltd dependant on skills and qualifications. (Approx. £560 - £630 take home pay per week after all deductions).
If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed).
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