Mechanical Engineer – Property Services 

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Mechanical Engineer - Property Services 
ISLINGTON, LONDON
Interim Position

Islington RQ773609

Posted: 4th January 2023 15:47
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  • Pay Rate:

    £33.46 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • ISLINGTON, LONDON,

    N1 2UD

What's involved with this role:

Mechanical Engineer - Property Services     

Reference no: Islington RQ773609   

Pay rate £33.46 per hour PAYE   

To provide a professional mechanical engineering service, specifying and designing new mechanical systems, inspecting works, fault finding, undertaking procurement, acting as contract administrator and project manager for mechanical projects undertaken by the council 

Key responsibilities: 

 

  • Manage and progress multiple projects at any one time, both during the design and specification stage, while work is on site and during the defect liability period ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget and to specification. Role will include new build projects.  
  • Provide technical representation where required for committees, area forums, working parties, client organisations, tenant associations, external agencies and other project stakeholders. Arrange and attend stakeholder meetings as required which will include a high degree of resident consultation.  
  • Represent the Snr Mechanical Engineer when developing and delivering projects with clients and stakeholders to ensure projects are accurately scoped and delivered to meet the council’s objectives.  
  • Deliver and maintain the highest standards of contract administration, design and budget control on all projects and maintenance contracts. Ensure stakeholders are kept fully briefed and engaged on all aspects of each project.  
  • Ensure effective briefing, direction and liaison and appointment of any consultants who may need to be appointed.  
  • Lead on procurement, design and preparation of schemes, specification, maintenance requirements, and estimates along with the project and contract management.  
  • Keeping up to date with the latest new build standards including Building Regulations, Planning Policy, Sustainable Design and any other standards required to deliver the council’s new build programme.  
  • Provide assistance and advice to technicians and Inspectors regarding relevant standards and statutory regulations.  
  • Act as lead officer on feasibility studies, viability and for adherence to Islington Council Standards, Policies and Practices.  
  • Undertake inspections as and when required to ensure the mechanical works meet standards set out in contract documents 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Qualified as a Chartered Engineer or full member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, with considerable relevant experience AND / OR Hold a degree or Higher National Diploma in Building Services Engineering or other relevant qualification with considerable suitable experience working as a project leader on medium / large projects or maintenance and repair programmes or professional building services engineering projects 
  • Possess broad knowledge of services engineering Statutory regulations, codes of practice and British Standards in particular for new build projects 
  • Possess broad knowledge and experience of a range of different engineering forms of contract 
  • Possess excellent detailed technical knowledge and skills to manage retrofit and new build mechanical installations, communal heating , low carbon mechanical installations, works to heat networks and to design and manage work of this nature 
  • Possess excellent project management skills in order to plan, programme and deliver projects on time and within previously agreed budgets and fees and to monitor and control costs at all stages 
  • Ability to attend evening meetings 
  • Ability to advise on the appraisal, selection and appointment and monitoring of contractors and sub -contractors 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 

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Mechanical Engineer - Property Services 
Client Category: Local Authority

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