Project Supervisor – Mechanical

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Project Supervisor - Mechanical
Interim Position

Derby RQ726730

Posted: 7th November 2022 09:53
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  • Pay Rate:

    c.£20.72 per hour PAYE (tbc)

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • DERBY,

    DE1 2ZL

What's involved with this role:

Project Supervisor - Mechanical   

Reference no: Derby RQ726730   

Pay rate c.£20.72 per hour PAYE (tbc)   


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 me know and we can send you some additional information for clarify 

Manage the Councils building and maintenance projects, providing technical specialist advice in Mechanical Building Services Engineering, ensuring that all works are carried out in an efficient manner, setting performance specifications and standards and being responsible for ensuring works meet the required quality standards, including ensuring that the legislative duties under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 are discharged effectively with particular reference to water hygiene and legionella 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Advisor to the Corporate Landlord: Act as a key advisor to the Corporate Landlord on compliance of the Corporate Estate, in accordance with ISO 55000 International Standards for Asset Management 
  • Technical specialist: Provide technical specialist advice in Building Services Engineering (mechanical). Be the Councils technical specialist for mechanical engineering, overseeing compliance, servicing, and projects 
  • Resource and budget management: Provide a lead role in the programme planning, resource planning, budget planning, quality of service and value for money of the sections projects. Take a lead role in budget forecasting and monitoring 
  • Accountability for ensuring compliance and quality of work: Specify and oversee the design and implementation of both minor and major works including new build, routine repairs, conversions, preventative maintenance, adaptations, refurbishment, improvements, alterations, demolition and redecoration. Take a lead role in setting performance specifications for this work. Be accountable for making project decisions and ensuring compliance with requirements 
  • Procurement and Contract Management: Take a lead role in the preparation of the Councils property and construction Frameworks and contracts to ensure compliance with European procurement legislation, contract conformity and management of performance criteria for a range of contracts, acting as the clients agent, overseeing procurement 
  • Project Management: Be accountable for ensuring that the Councils property and construction projects are managed in accordance with the Councils project and budget management procedure and in accordance with procurement procedure rules 
  • Communication: Ensure effective communication and coordination between all disciplines, parties and teams involved on programmes / projects 
  • Strategy and Policy development: Contribute to a range of strategies and policy papers including the council’s maintenance strategy and be responsible for communicating, upholding and enforcing policies, specifically applying principles of ISO 55000.  
  • Minimum building interventions: Escalate to your line manager immediately any requirement for immediate approval of minimum building interventions to make safe dangerous situations discovered while attending site visits 
  • Asset management responsibilities: Take a lead role in the introduction and development of processes and procedures, including IT based systems to improve the efficiency of asset management, specifically take a lead role in updating and maintaining the Councils Asset Management Database using the specified asset management software 

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

  • A minimum of a University degree relevant to Building Services Engineering 
  • Knowledge and experience of applying ISO 55000 International Standards for Asset Management and BS 8544 and required to have knowledge and application of British Standards, regulations and recommendations to use on daily basis 
  • Extensive experience in providing technical direction with regard to construction, technology and building engineering services 
  • Experience of managing and ensuring building compliance according to regulations, professional guidance and good practice 
  • Extensive experience of realising deliverables that conform to the clients requirements OR negotiating requirements to ensure work is in line with policy / statutes 
  • Experience of managing and ensuring building compliance according to regulations, professional guidance and good practice 
  • Ability to demonstrate organisational skills including time management 

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. 

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. 

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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Job Ref: Derby RQ726730
Project Supervisor - Mechanical
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Derby RQ726730
Project Supervisor - Mechanical
Client Category: Local Authority

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